A new middle school school is currently under construction on Astoria Boulevard in East Elmhurst. The school, which is scheduled to open this fall, will be named the Tommie L. Agee Middle School, PS 419 after the late Mets centerfielder.
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When Darryl Strawberry was told he could be the black Ted Williams, the Mets rookie replied, “Who’s Ted Williams?” How’s that to make you feel old. This week in 1984 is of historical significance for Strawberry.
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