The Bronx Free Press & the NYESL

The following is an excerpt of a story about the New York Emperors Stickball League in the Bronx Free Press.

"Back on the field, Gonzalez bounces theball for a second time. Everyone  screams as he takes a cut. The ball flies off his stick and drops behind second base. The runner easily dashes into second: the play is at first. Gonzalez is running hard.
“First base, first base nice and easy!” shouts Santiago. The throw beats Gonzalez. “Yeah!” says Santiago, slapping his clip board. Game over. Both teams shake hands and the teams huddle."

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