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Beatles' only Georgia show took place half a century ago in Atlanta

...only appearance in Georgia. The tour had started three days earlier with The Beatles performing to 55,000 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City.Besides Atlanta, stops that August would include Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto; Sam Houston Coliseum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-12/beatles-only-georgia-
Ex-major league star Darryl Strawberry takes to the pulpit

...53-year-old Strawberry has little interest in discussing the moon shoots that sailed high and far into so many of those Shea Stadium nights.While this year's Mets have stampeded their way toward first place in the NL East, Strawberry has ignored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-08/ex-major-league-star-dar
What Is It?

...borrowed my older brother's car to drive the 15 miles to Shea Stadium. The car was a 1968 Buick Skylark V-8 that was pretty...there a little late and had to park in the last row of Shea Stadium's parking lot. At the end of the game, it took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-07/what-it
Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...crew of the New York Mets for their expansion season in 1962 and became a permanent fixture ? the home TV booth at Shea Stadium was named in his honor."Kiner's Korner" was a delight for players and fans alike, where stars would join Kiner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-06/hall-fame-slugger-ralph-
New Yorker masters art of snagging souvenirs

...Mike Nickeas (April 21, 2011) and Mike Trout (July 24, 2011) and the last home run hit by the New York Mets at Shea Stadium (Carlos Beltran on Sept. 28, 2008).By Hample's count, he's come up with 29 home run balls: 24 off the bat and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-19/new-yorker-masters-art-s
2012 season will be Chipper's last

...the Big Apple tried to rattle him by chanting his actual name ("Larry! Larry! Larry" was a familiar chant at old Shea Stadium), offered up nothing but respect.Jones already reciprocated by naming one of his children Shea.Mets third baseman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-22/2012-season-will-be-chippers
Yankees win first crown since 2000

...hadn't soaked themselves in bubbly after the season since Bernie Williams gloved Mike Piazza's midnight flyout at Shea Stadium to win the 2000 Subway Series and cap the Yankees' third straight championship and fourth in five years. Two outs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/05/bas_554604.shtml
Baseball
Diaz's blunder costs Braves

...Famer Tom Seaver for the New York Mets on April 22, 1970, against San Diego. Seaver struck out 19 in that game at Shea Stadium, including his final 10 batters in a 2-1 victory. Nolasco's 16 strikeouts were the most in the majors since Johan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/01/bra_550181.shtml
Braves
Wright says he's not frustrated with Citi Field

...Philadelphia 6-5. Jones was so fond of hitting at Shea Stadium that in 2004 he named a son Shea. He went 4 for 7 last...career-high 33 homers last year, including 21 at Shea Stadium. He hit his fourth of the season, his third at Citi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/10/bra_527137.shtml
Braves
National League notes

METS: Tom Seaver enjoyed many of his greatest moments on the mound at Shea Stadium. Now, he'll help christen Citi Field. The Hall of Fame right-hander is slated to throw out the ceremonial first pitch to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/12/bas_520103.shtml
Baseball