Stickball isn't a game it's a tradition
With national tournaments and a Hall of Fame, stickball is alive and well in NYC. Story
NEW YORK -- It's nearly noon on the last Sunday in May, and Pedro Eliza walks hurriedly toward a parked black Mercedes SUV in which his friend, Eddie Espada, sits with a baggie of unused syringes. Eliza, 40, who has made the short commute up to Unionport from his home in Spanish Harlem, opens the front passenger-side door and reaches for a piece of rubber tubing that Espadahas extended to him.
The sharp of a severed syringe is clamped to one end of the hose, and to the other a small, 250 ...
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