NYC Honorary Street Names
Betty “Moe” Trezza Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Orient Avenue
Location:Between Metropolitan Avenue and Olive Street
Honoree: Betty Trezza (1925-2007) left her job as a Garment District embroiderer to play women’s professional baseball. She brought to the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, created in the 1940’s to keep baseball alive during World War II, memorable base-running speed and a rifle arm. She also had a popular, peppy personality honed in stickball games in the streets of Brooklyn.
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