A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from May 21, 2015
“It takes good hitters to be a good hitting coach” (baseball adage)

Entry in progress—B.P.

Halos Heaven (Los Angeles Angels)
Fire Hatcher? Five Myths About MLB Hitting Coaches
By Suboptimal on Aug 20, 2010, 2:31p
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Myth #1: Only good hitters can be good hitting coaches

Baltimore (MD) Sun
ON THE AL EAST
Down still hoping to manage in majors
June 09, 2002|By Joe Christensen
NEW YORK—Former Orioles hitting coach Rick Down is back with the New York Yankees this season, and he still has hopes of becoming a major-league manager someday because baseball is a funny business.

“Coming over here, I just got a lot smarter,” Down said on his way to the Yankee Stadium batting cage this past week. “It takes good hitters to be a good hitting coach.”

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Thursday, May 21, 2015 • Permalink