Sports on Bay

This Thursday, August 3rd, the Staten Island Yankees will be celebrating Pride Night at the Richmond County Ballpark.

Taylor Bosco is a fitness professional who was born and raised on Staten Island. Now based in Los Angeles, California, she’s on a mission to improve people’s life quality through the power of health.

Today’s episode of Off The Beaten Path brings Rachel, a writer and online personality, to a Warriors of Wrestling match on Staten Island, where she speaks to wrestler Bright Lights. This video is well produced, we’d love to see more!

In this video, 1495 Sports interviews Staten Island Yankees outfielder Jeff Hendrix about life in the minor leagues, how he got this far, and what it means to play for the New York Yankees organization.

George R.R. Martin on Staten Island

Staten Island is the real life Westeros, and we now know this for sure because “Game of Thrones” creator George R.R. Martin is making a trip here to catch one of our fabled Staten Island Yankees baseball matches.

When the other options for sports leagues on Staten Island left much to be desired, Chris Ostrow decided to do something… he started his own.

Back in 2008, a video of pitcher Pat Venditte, then a member of the Staten Island Yankees went viral. Now, it’s not every day that a video of a class A minor league pitcher goes viral, but Venditte has a talent that’s truly novel.

Currently the team has no infielders, two outfielders, one catcher, 5 pitchers listed as officially on the roster. While the team should be proud to see so many of its players from 2014 move on up to higher levels, it leaves what was once a perennial powerhouse in a very peculiar situation.

Former Wagner College star Andrew Bailey is fighting for his baseball life on the Yankees. What was once thought of as a promising career has been riddled by injuries for Bailey.

Former Staten Island Yankee Chase Whitley has missed out on being the New York Yankees 5th starter but had a stellar start on Wednesday April 1st and looks to be a shoe in for a reliever spot on the team.