Queens was again home to some of the city’s best players and teams. Archbishop Molloy was the premier squad in the borough, powered by a special group of seniors. The Stanners won the school’s first CHSAA Brooklyn/Queens regular season title. Comment.
Mike Jerzembeck shared a bullpen with Mariano Rivera and played under Joe Torre as a member of the 1998 New York Yankees World Series championship team, yet he cites his recently deceased high school Coach Jack Curran as the biggest influence in his baseball career. Upon receiving the news of the death of his mentor, Jerzembeck was filled with emotion from his formative years. Comment.
The Archbishop Molloy baseball team is keeping former Coach Jack Curran in their hearts, on their jerseys and in their dugout as they get set to begin the program’s first season without him in 55 years. Comment.