16 November 1975, New York Times, pg. 242:
The return of all five starters gives Yeshiva hope for bettering 5-14 record, but the Maccabees play under strenuous conditions - no gym, tough academic schedule and no emphasis on athletics.
Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.
• “What are the strongest days of the week?"/"Saturday and Sunday. The rest are weekdays.” (1/19)
• “what if it doesn’t want to be called hot sauce? What if it wants to be called beautiful sauce?” (1/19)
• “Why didn’t people want to go to the German restaurant?"/"It was always too krauted.” (1/19)
• “Let’s have a toast for the breadwinners” (1/19)
• “What did the TV say to the remote?"/"You turn me on.” (1/18)
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Above, Big Apple Corner at 54th Street and Broadway in Manhattan.
Above, John J. Fitz Gerald, from the Oct. 17, 1931, Turf Play, p. 7.
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple, a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano. Lyrics written by Buddy Bernier and sung by Edythe Wright. Audio provided by Dorothy Emmerich.