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AGBC News Episode 17: Opening Day Baseball History in New York

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Play ball! Some historic stadium openings and events from NY baseball history

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AGBC News Episode 17: Opening Day Baseball History in New York
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Park of the day

There are at least six parks or city areas named in honor of Jackie Robinson: * Jackie Robinson Community Garden in Harlem * Jackie Robinson Park (Manhattan) * Jackie Robinson Park (Brooklyn) * Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens * Jackie Robinson Playground near the former site of Ebbets Field * Jackie Robinson Recreation Center in Manhattan's Jackie Robinson Park

Concert Calendar

  • Less Than Jake, Mest, and Punchline are playing The Liberty Belle Rocks Off Concert Cruise on Sunday, April 14th.
  • Foals, Omni, and Preoccupations are playing Brooklyn Steel on Sunday, April 14th.
  • Susto, Frances Cone, and Illiterate Light are playing The Bowery Ballroom on Monday, April 15th.
  • Telekinesis, SONTALK, and The Royal Arctic Institute are playing Music Hall of Williamsburg on Tuesday, April 16th.
  • Priests and Gurr are playing Elsewhere on Tuesday, April 16th.
  • The Claypool Lennon Delirium is playing Brooklyn Steel on Tuesday, April 16th.
  • Broods are playing Irving Plaza on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets is playing Beacon Theatre on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Copeland, From Indian Lakes, and Many Rooms are playing Gramercy Theater on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Actor Observer, semaphore, Sparrows, Tree River, and Warpark are playing The Kingsland on Thursday, April 18th.
  • True Widow is playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar on Thursday, April 18th.
  • The Coathangers is playing Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday, April 18th.
  • Children of Bodom, Summoner's Circle, Swallow the Sun, and Wolfheart are playing Irving Plaza on Friday, April 19th.
  • Hatebreed, Cro-Mags, Fit For An Autopsy, Obituary, and Terror are playing Playstation Theater on Friday, April 19th.
  • Black Lips, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, and Wooing, are playing Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, April 20th.
  • and The National is playing Beacon Theatre on Monday, April 22nd.

Find more fun things to do at agreatbigcity.com/events.

New York Fact

Here's something you may not have known about New York:

Weather

The extreme highs and lows for this week in weather history:
Record High: 96Β°F on April 17, 2002
Record Low: 22Β°F on April 13, 1874

Weather for the week ahead:
Light rain throughout the week, with high temperatures falling to 58Β°F on Wednesday.

Intro and outro music: 'Start the Day' by Lee Rosevere β€” Concert Calendar music from Jukedeck.com

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