Friday, January 2, 2009

Flushing High School athletes - 1946

These home movies were made by College Point resident Gustave Martens and have been preserved by his grandson, Robert, on YouTube.
Robert is trying to identify the field where the videos take place.

6 comments:

georgetheatheist said...

Boy, that black kid can really run and jump.

ambidexter said...

It is Newtown Field on 57that Ave

Kevin Walsh said...

The Fosbury Flop was several years in the future

www.forgotten-ny.com

Anonymous said...

If its Newtown Field it is the old town burial ground.

Bodies are under there.

Anonymous said...

absolutely newtown's field, you can tell by the grey building on the home stretch of the track, but it looks weird without the queens center mall in the backgroud

ambidexter said...

there are bodies buried everywhere