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Wally Backman was, has been, and likely always will be an enigmatic sort. Enigmatic and, at times, extremely entertaining as well. … Full Article

Time for Cyclones to make their move

The Brooklyn Cyclones spent most of their first dozen seasons on Coney Island seriously competing for New York-Penn League titles, one of which they grabbed during their magical inaugural campaign on Coney Island back in 2001. … Full Article

Red-Hot Cyclones catch an untimely ‘break’

Former Brooklyn Cyclones manager Rich Donnelly didn’t care very much for All-Star games, especially when they came in the midst of a hot streak for his Baby Bums. … Full Article

Brooklyn ace Gonzalez in a league of his own

All-Star hurler Harol Gonzalez is simply too good for Brooklyn, and the rest of the New York-Penn League for that matter. … Full Article

All-Stars drive Cyclones past Tri-City

Like an early evening thunder shower that breaks the oppressive humidity, albeit temporarily, the Brooklyn Cyclones’ previously anemic offense finally rained down on an opponent Monday night at Tri-City. … Full Article

Alonso powers Cyclones closer to first

The year was 2005, and Tom Gamboa, then only in his third decade of Major League-affiliated baseball, was managing the Arkansas Travelers of the Double-A Texas League for the Los Angeles Angels. … Full Article

Brooklyn bats continue summer slumber

Much like their Major League brethren, the Brooklyn Cyclones can’t hit a lick when it matters most thus far this summer. … Full Article

Cyclones sweep back into contention

The suddenly surging Brooklyn Cyclones went into Wednesday’s league-wide day off in high spirits after completing a doubleheader sweep of the arch rival Staten Island Yankees at MCU Park on Tuesday in front of 5,720 fans, who braved the sweltering conditions in Coney Island. … Full Article

Manoah helps Cyclones end four-game skid

Erik Manoah continued his mound maturity Monday afternoon, helping the Cyclones end a four-game losing streak by tossing five strong innings in Brooklyn’s 6-3 victory at Hudson Valley in front of 4,357 fans at Dutchess Stadium. … Full Article

Woodmansee is Brooklyn’s ‘hitting machine’

Brooklyn Cyclones manager Tom Gamboa has been around Major League-affiliated baseball for more than four decades. That’s why his word counts for a lot, maybe a lot more than others, when it comes to weighing in on a young ballplayer’s potential. … Full Article

Stickball documentary to screen this weekend at MCU Park

“When Broomsticks Were King,” a documentary by Jay Cusato, celebrates the beloved longstanding Brooklyn sport that is still played today. It will be screened during Old Timers Day at MCU Park in Coney Island on Sunday, July 10, with gates opening at 11:30 a.m. … Full Article

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