RIP Don “Newk” Newcombe
In the early 50s Sonny Rollins & Miles Davis were in a cab headed to Ebbets Field to see the Brooklyn Dodgers. The driver thought Rollins was Newcombe, the Dodgers ace pitcher. Davis then started calling him Newk & the nickname stuck. In 2001 the Newks met

— Sonny Rollins Bridge (@RollinsBridge) February 19, 2019