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For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. … Full Article

Pre-Civil War Brooklyn baseball team card going on the auction block

For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. … Full Article

June 26, birthdays for Ariana Grande, Derek Jeter, Nick Offerman

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 177th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1911 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “L.I. Special Train Makes Record Trip to Montauk.” … Full Article

June 25, birthdays for Sonia Sotomayor, Ricky Gervais, Anthony Bourdain

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 176th day of the year.   ON THIS DAY IN 1920 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Battleships Arrive Here.” … Full Article

June 24, birthdays for Lionel Messi, Mindy Kaling, Solange Knowles

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 175th day of the year. ON THIS DAY IN 1913 the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Human Pyramid and Emergency Life Net Rescue 12 at Fire.” … Full Article

June 19, birthdays for Macklemore, Kathleen Turner, Dirk Nowitzki

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 170th day of the year   ON THIS DAY IN 1903, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Wild Gang Rounded Up.” … Full Article

June 16, birthdays for Phil Mickelson, Joyce Carol Oates, Abby Elliott

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 167th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1933, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Goodby Home Brew! Maker Arrested Under State Law.” … Full Article

June 15, birthdays for Neil Patrick Harris, Courteney Cox, Helen Hunt

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 166th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1917, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Tilden and ‘Bob’ Adamson in Row.” … Full Article

June 12, birthdays for George H.W. Bush, Adriana Lima, Marv Albert

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 164th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1913, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “‘I’ll Be Candidate, But Fear Nobody Wants Me’ – Gaynor.” … Full Article

June 11, birthdays for Peter Dinklage, Hugh Laurie, Joe Montana

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 162nd day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1919, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Head Nurse Quits Hospital After Her Hair Is Snipped Off.”  … Full Article

June 9, birthdays for Johnny Depp, Michael J. Fox, Natalie Portman

Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 160th day of the year. **** ON THIS DAY IN 1913, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published an article titled “Tombstone Workers Are Out on Strike.”  … Full Article

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