A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from September 20, 2019
Yannigan

Entry in progress—B.P.


A Way with Words
Yannigan
Posted by grantbarrett on March 29, 2014 · Add Comment
The word yannigan, meaning “a member of a scrub team in baseball,” may come from an alteration of “young one.” This is part of a complete episode.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Friday, September 20, 2019 • Permalink