Steve Mercado is a New York fireman, an avid stickball player, and the president of the New York Emperors Stickball League. On Tuesday morning, September 11, 2001, Steve entered a stricken World Trade Center tower, as did his company of 10 others. The tower collapsed during this heroic ministration. Steve and his brother firefighters have yet to be found.
We've dedicated this section of Streetplay in tribute to Steve. We hope it conveys some of the truly inspiring qualities of this wonderful man and the strong feelings that many of us have for him. Please use the navigation bar at the bottom of each page to find your way about this section.

We encourage you to share your stories and memories in the Steve Mercado conversation of our stickball discussion area.