Sports on Bay
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.
A Dream of Spring is not only something most Staten Islanders have been having for a few months now, it’s also the name of a book in the ever popular Book and TV series Game of Thrones.
The Staten Island Yankees announced a Fan Appreciation promotion in their regular season home finale on September 4th. On this night the Baby Bombers will ditch their traditional pinstripes in favor of jerseys with the Staten Island flag on the chest. All fans in attendance will have the opportunity to win a game worn special jersey from that night.
They’ve come a long way since playing at the College of Staten Island baseball field. The Staten Island Yankees have secured an extension with Richmond County Bank to keep the naming rights with the company through 2021.
With the the Super Bowl over with, baseball season is inching closer and closer. Along with the freshly cut grass and ripe prospects that come with Staten Island Yankees baseball, you have the coaches that guide them. Manager Pat Osborn is the new manager of the team after overseeing a 35-25
At the SI Sports Hall of Fame’s 20th Anniversary Induction Ceremony bodybuilder Leon Brown received a special message from longtime friend Arnold Schwarzenegger. Watch it here.
For 20 years the Staten Island Sports Hall of Fame has stayed true to it’s mission, “To recognize those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Staten Island sports history, and by virtue of their accomplishments, service or force of character, have enriched that history for all time.” on Saturday the class of 2014 Hall of Famer’s were Inducted.
Since the Staten Island Yankees were created in 1999 and moved to Richmond County Ball Park in 2001, the Low A team has shown New York’s southernmost borough some great baseball. The team has won seven division titles and six championships since 2000, the last coming in 2011.
The Staten Island Yankees are rich with winning tradition and producing future Major Leaguers who will rule the hot stove like current free agents do today. Here are two to keep an eye on.