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New York is the largest city in the United States, located in southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River where it is joined by the East River as they flow into the Atlantic Ocean. It is often conflated with the borough of Manhattan, also called New York City, where the city's downtown core is located.

Among the other four boroughs, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island have had their own professional baseball teams under their respective names, while The Bronx is home to the New York Yankees. New York is home to Columbia University.

See also: Brooklyn, NY, Bronx, NY, Queens, NY and Staten Island, NY.

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[edit] Further Reading

  • Melvin Adelman: A Sporting Time: New York City and the Rise of Modern Athletics 1820-1870, University of Illinois Press, Urbana, IL, 1986.
  • Charles DeMotte: Bat, Ball & Bible: Baseball and Sunday Observance in New York, Potomac Books, Dulles, VA, 2012. ISBN 978-1-59797-947-4
  • Roger Kahn: The Era, 1947-1957: When the Yankees, the Giants, and the Dodgers Ruled the World, Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2002 (originally published in 1993). ISBN 0803278055
  • Tony Morante: "Baseball and Tammany Hall", in The Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Volume 42, Number 1 (Spring 2013), pp. 30-36.
  • Peter Morris et al.: Base Ball Founders: The Clubs, Players and Cities of the Northeast That Established the Game, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2013. ISBN 978-0-7864-7430-1
  • Robert E. Murphy: After Many a Summer: The Passing of the Giants and Dodgers and a Golden Age in New York Baseball, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8032-4573-0
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