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 November 25, 2004
Seahawks (Wagner College teams)
Wagner College of Staten Island calls its teams the Seahawks.

No one knows why it's the "Seahawks." Actually, most people don't even know Wagner College. It's a hidden gem.

9 May 1948, New York Times, pg. S4:
Wagner College won its fifth straight game yesterday, crushing the Pratt Institute nine, 9-0, behind the five-hit pitching of Bill Willets at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island. (...) Seahawk pitchers have not yielded a run in twenty-nine innings.

Posted by Barry Popik
Education/Schools • (0) Comments • Thursday, November 25, 2004 • Permalink