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Brooklyn Eagle: I remember playing boxball, stoop ball, and penny ball in 1940s Brooklyn


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All you needed was a round, pink ball and one other person. In some sections of Brooklyn, the balls were called pinkies. Ours were “spauldeens,” and the numbers of games one could play with them were astounding. Over the next few months, I will be devoting this space to the games we used to play. […]

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