The Mound

Local coverage of some interest.

From The Villiager:

Oh oh, there’s another mound problem; at Pier 40

Tue. May 10, 2005

Now a new mound dilemma has erupted over the movable pitching mound being used for baseball on the new Pier 40 courtyard FieldTurf sports field. The mound was used last Thursday for a scrimmage between Stuyvesant and Xavier.

Because the field is multiuse for multiple sports there cannot be a permanent mound as it would limit the flexibility of the field’s use.

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Well Done!

From New York Post:


Wed. May 24, 2000

Stuyvesant climbed a huge mountain yesterday, defeating Alfred E. Smith, 6-3, to move past the first-round in the PSAL playoffs for the first time since the late 1980’s.

The Hitmen (17-8-1, 10-4-1) took an early lead in the bottom of the first inning when pitcher Chris Beattie helped his own cause, driving in shortstop Jesse Tucker, who had tripled with two outs.

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Horn Clears Bases

From Daily News:


Wed. April 23, 1997

As soon as he finished his swing yesterday, Peter Horn knew the ball was gone. "That's one of those great feelings," the Stuyvesant slugger said. "I smoked it. That's the first homer I've hit where I knew it was gone when I hit it.

"Horn's grand slam rallied the Peglegs from a three-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh, giving the Peglegs a 10-9 victory over Taft in the Monroe Tournament. It completed a 3-for-3 day for Horn.

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