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• Ouch, That Buick Hurts!
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Stickball Documentary Tells Tale of 'When Broomsticks Were King'
October 9, 2014, 4:04 pm
A documentary about one of the city's classic street games is getting new attention.

Boston Date Night Pick: Dinner and a show with `Two Boys Lost'
October 11, 2014, 5:38 pm
Stickball Productions, like its name suggests, is a bit scrappy and drawn to the seedy and street-wise. "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" in...

Vereen brothers square off when Bears visit Pats
October 23, 2014, 5:39 pm
The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California. On Sunday, they'll be on the same field when New England Patriots...

Who's the best Vereen?
October 24, 2014, 8:24 am
FOXBORO (AP) -- The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California. Video games. Stickball. Basketball in the backyard....

Nutter Joins Campaign To Get Phillies' Dick Allen Into Baseball Hall of Fame
October 29, 2014, 4:54 pm
The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.

Festival begins Wednesday through Saturday
October 30, 2014, 4:43 am
WINTERVILLE, Miss. (AP) _ Winterville Mounds Park and Museum is gearing up for this year's Native American Days, a multi-day cultural festival celebrating...

Vereen Brothers ready to face each other Sunday
October 24, 2014, 3:05 am
FOXBOROUGH (AP) — The Vereen brothers competed hard against each other while growing up in California.

Childhood Philly pals keep friendship over decades
October 20, 2014, 3:22 am
Mike, the funny one, got serious for a second and explained the whole thing like this: "There's a law in Philly neighborhoods that says friends...

Shelby Lyman on Chess: Chess on the Cheap
October 5, 2014, 2:10 am
One of the beauties of sandlot baseball was its convenience and simplicity. There were no finicky coaches to deal with or moms with schedules of their...

Character builder: Alice McDermott
October 23, 2014, 12:36 pm
You're always a first-time novelist, no matter how many books you've written, a novice telling a story that you haven't told before.

Stickball is perhaps the best known of all urban sports, and we hold it very dear at Streetplay. Welcome to our stickball section, where we not only document the legend of the game, but also cover the still-vibrant world of this one-of-a-kind sport!

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Stickball resources


 Stickball schedule and contacts  Stickball equipment


Coverage 2005
San Diego Labor Day Tournament
Stickball Classic
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament

Coverage 2004
Stickball in Afghanistan
Stickball Classic
Brooklyn Stickball Little League
'Stickball Commissioner' Curtis Sliwa
2004 Hall of Fame
July 4th World Series Tournament
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament

Coverage 2003
Stickball Classic
San Diego Labor Day Tournament
Hall of Fame
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament
Major Stick-ball League

Coverage 2002
Stickball Classic
Orlando Labor Day Tournament
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament
Hall of Fame - 2002

Coverage 2001
San Diego Labor Day Tournament
Stickball Classic
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament
Hall of Fame - 2001
2001 - Opening Shots

Coverage 2000
The 2000 NYC Stickball Classic
Bronx Columbus Day Tournament
Bronx Memorial Day Tournament
East Harlem League
Stickball World Series

Coverage 1999
The 1999 NYC Stickball Classic
San Diego Labor Day Tournament
East Harlem League
Fastpitch in Queens
McManus Bar's Summer Game
Pleasant Avenue Reunion
Back to Brooklyn Festival

Members' stickball stories


 Stickball Hall of Famers' stories
 Beating the Big Kids
 Ouch, That Buick Hurts!
 Angel Quinones, Sr. and Jr.


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