"Absolutely brilliant . . . captivating . . . a worthy alternative to taking in a Broadway show." 
— TripAdvisor's No. 1-Ranked New York City "Historical & Heritage" Tour Ride

". . . a unique sports and cultural experience." 

Newsday

". . . immersed in entertaining, educational stories . . ."
Where Traveler

". . . revolutionary . . . a tour of a lifetime . . ."
— New York Family Magazine

". . . will delight sports fans and many more." 
— Broadway World

" . . . eye-opening . . ." 
Yankees Magazine 

". . . rejoice . . ."
Smart Meetings

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THE NEW YORK SPORTS HISTORY EXPERIENCE

An Intimate, Guided, Multimedia Story Ride to Dozens of Manhattan Locations from Sports History Followed by Lunch or Dinner with a New York Sports Personality at Legendary Keens Steakhouse


"Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, a history major in college, loves the history lessons provided by New York Sports Tours."
— Forbes.com

  1. A New York television newscast report on New York Sports Tours   2. Brian Cashman, New York Yankees general manager,speaks about New York Sports Tours 3. One of the tour vehicles outside Grand Central Terminal near the tour start 4. Shep Messing, New York soccer legend, talks at the end of a tour ride   5.  Mickey Rivers (in hat), New York Yankees great, hosts a post-tour dinner at Keens Steakhouse

1. A New York television newscast report on New York Sports Tours
2. Brian Cashman, New York Yankees general manager,speaks about New York Sports Tours
3. One of the tour vehicles outside Grand Central Terminal near the tour start
4. Shep Messing, New York soccer legend, talks at the end of a tour ride

5.  Mickey Rivers (in hat), New York Yankees great, hosts a post-tour dinner at Keens Steakhouse

  1. A New York television newscast report on New York Sports Tours 2. One of the tour vehicles outside Grand Central Terminal near the tour start   3. Brian Cashman, New York Yankees general manager,speaks about New York Sports Tours 4. Shep Messing, New York soccer great, talks at the end of a tour ride   5.  Mickey Rivers (in hat), New York Yankees great, hosts a post-tour dinner at Keens Steakhouse


  • BOARD OUTSIDE
    GRAND CENTRAL



  • Meet near Grand Central Terminal, on Vanderbilt Avenue at East 44th Street, across the street from the east or south side of the Yale Club.


    Reach the departure spot by foot from Grand Central's iconic main concourse clock: Walk up the western staircase, exit onto Vanderbilt Avenue and turn right.


    Finish at Keens Steakhouse and receive a premium baseball cap before depature.


  • ENJOY A GUIDED
    MULTIMEDIA RIDE



  • Witness entertaining true stories of how New York sports history at stops along the tour route and beyond have helped shape America and the world.


    Ride in a luxury vehicle with a tour host to more than 70 locations from sports history in midtown Manhattan.


    Enjoy a seamless narrative with engaging on-screen audio, video, photography and other content, plus hold rare original historical items.


  • WITNESS MOVING
    SPORTS STORIES



  • See 30 original and exclusive mini-documentaries that tie in to tour stops, narrated by celebrated sports broadcaster and New York City native Mary Carillo (above), and enjoy live commentary from a sports historian.


    Receive a password to access New York Sports Tours' private online New York sports museum featuring seven other exclusive mini-documentaries and other original content that complements the tour narrative.


  • DINE AT KEENS WITH
    A SPORTS FIGURE



  • Purchase the Full Experience ticket to enjoy an intimate post-tour meal at the table of a sports figure in Keens Steakhouse, a host to sports figures for more than 130 years.


    Each lunch and dinner host is identified at some point in advance of the meal date. Guests can then see the name of the host by clicking on the date in the ticket system.


    Some past Keens hosts appear on the Hosts page of this site.


  During a private tour outing: Cary Woods (left), New York City native and prominent American film producer (including of sports-themed classic  Rudy ); director-actress Teressa Tunney, granddaughter of boxing legend and New York City native Gene Tunney; and Boyd Melson, New York City native and World Boxing Council international champion

During a private tour outing: Cary Woods (left), New York City native and prominent American film producer (including of sports-themed classic Rudy); director-actress Teressa Tunney, granddaughter of boxing legend and New York City native Gene Tunney; and Boyd Melson, New York City native and World Boxing Council international champion

Private and Custom Outings

New York Sports Tours' private tour options include custom experiences.

Private outings can incorporate special access to historic New York sports venues, premium seating at New York sports events, and participation by select sports figures. 

To discuss custom experiences for corporate, school, family or other groups, contact Kathy Paprocki at kathy@newyorksports.tours.