A raffish alternative to button-down Yankee Stadium, Shea, the home of the Mets, has always attracted a Kmart crowd, the kind of fan who has to go to the prom with a friend.
The Bronx is blooming - and bursting with gardens, birds, and parks.
'The House That Ruth Built,' closing at the end of the season, hosts the All-Star Game on Tuesday.
In the chaos of upended lives after 9/11, a cricket connection is made.
To commemorate the start of the MLB season, Monitor film critic Peter Rainer recommends the five best baseball movies ever made. ("Field of Dreams" isn't one of them!)