Day 1206

Our Game

April 19th, 2015

This memorial mural on Stickball Boulevard features the text of "Our Game", a 2001 poem by Steve Mercado about how stickball deepened his relationship with his father. Mr. Mercado, a firefighter who served as president of the New York Emperors Stickball League, was killed in the line of duty on 9/11 at the age of 38.

One Comment

  1. CK says:

    Beautiful tribute to him.

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