New York Sports Tours

New York Sports Tours LLC was founded to preserve and bring to life
the history of sports in Greater New York. 

The company's NEW YORK GAME CHANGERS sports history experience is the first of several planned luxury tours in the Greater New York area that will share entertaining stories of the people, places and things that have, through sports, helped shape culture and society in the region and beyond.

New York Sports Tours registered mark  (United States Patent and Trademark Office registration number 5303146).

New York Sports Tours registered mark  (United States Patent and Trademark Office registration number 5303146).


Senior Management and Story Team

Kevin O'Keefe (left) with two tour guests during a tour stop on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan

Kevin O'Keefe (left) with two tour guests during
a tour stop on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan

Neil Amdur (left) with a tour guest during a tour lunch at Keens Steakhouse in Manhattan

Neil Amdur (left) with a tour guest during a tour lunch at Keens Steakhouse in Manhattan


  • JORDAN SPRECHMAN

    Sprechman has been an official scorer for Major League Baseball, at Mets and Yankees home games, since 2000.

    The English-language public-address announcer at the tennis venue at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, he has written or edited seven sports history books, including (with the late Bill Shannon) This Day in New York Sports.

    A native New Yorker and a managing director at a Fortune 500 financial services firm in Manhattan, Sprechman is a graduate of Columbia’s College and Law School, and holds a Masters of Law degree in Taxation from New York University.

    Sprechman can be reached at jordan@newyorksports.tours.




  • KEVIN O'KEEFE

    A management and marketing professional, journalist and producer based in Manhattan, O'Keefe has served as an executive or consultant for leagues, teams, athletes snd sponsors in many sports. 

    O'Keefe is the author of a nonfiction bestseller, The Average American, which was optioned by Fox TV Studios. His articles have been published in The New York TimesESPN The Magazine and other popular outlets.

    A former all-America athlete from Connecticut, O'Keefe has raced the New York City Marathon in 2:38:27, finishing 216th overall. He serves as a volunteer youth-sports coach in the city.

    O'Keefe can be reached at kevin@newyorksports.tours.


  • STORY TEAM

    The New York Sports Tours experience titled NEW YORK GAME CHANGERS follows a story researched, written and produced by Jordan Sprechman and Kevin O'Keefe.

    Neil Amdur and Mary Carillo provided input on the story.

    A noted author-producer, Amdur served as the sports editor of The New York Times for 12 years.

    Carillo, a celebrated television reporter and New York City native, has twice received broadcast media's coveted Peabody Award.

    During story development, the team analyzed hundreds of original sources, prioritized historical accuracy, and made some new discoveries about New York sports.