If The Mets’ 2012 Seasons Were A Book…
Hey, anybody read any good books lately? I’m so busy watching AMC most of the time, that I hardly get any time to read anymore. That said, I’ve comprised a Winter Reading List for those of you who might want to catch up on some compelling reads during the cold upcoming months of another quiet Mets offseason.
I asked myself, what if the Mets’ 2012 seasons were a book, what books would they be. Hey what do you want, I’m bored…
All The President’s Men
Fred Wilpon – Lord of Chaos, Robert Jordan
Saul Katz - The Racketeer, John Grisham
Jeff Wilpon – The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sandy Alderson - I Never Played the Game, Howard Cosell
Paul DePodesta – Animal Farm, George Orwell
J.P. Ricciardi – How To Lie With Statistics, Darrell Huff
Terry Collins - The Good Soldier, Ford Madox Ford
Dan Warthen – A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway
Dave Hudgens – Walking and Dreaming, Joseph Hart
Ike Davis - Absolute Power, David Baldacci
Daniel Murphy – The Art Of Fielding, Chad Harbach
Ruben Tejada - You Are Special, Max Lucado
David Wright - Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
Jason Bay - Critical Error, Murray McDonald
Andres Torres – The Angel Experiment, James Patterson
Lucas Duda - We All Fall Down, Robert Cormier
Scott Hairston - Gone With The Wind, Margaret Mitchell
Kirk Nieuwenhuis - Contact, Carl Sagan
Mike Baxter – Native Son, Richard Wright
Jordany Valdespin – Sleepers, Lorenzo Carcaterra
Justin Turner - The Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Cran
Josh Thole – Behind The Mask, Ian Buruma
Mike Nickeas - The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky
Kelly Shoppach – Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare
R.A. Dickey - The Time Machine, H.G Wells
Johan Santana – Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
Jon Niese - Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
Chris Young - The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler
Matt Harvey – The Sky’s the Limit, Wayne Dyer
Mike Pelfrey - Out of Time, Caroline B. Cooney
Dillon Gee – The Little Engine That Could, Watty Piper
Bobby Parnell – Unsafe At Any Speed, Ralph Nader
Frank Francisco – Firestarter, Stephen King
Tim Byrdak - My Mother Was Nuts, Penny Marshall
Jon Rauch – My Favorite Mistake, Chelsea M. Cameron
D.J. Carrasco - Where Did We Go Wrong, Monica Mathis-Stowe
Miguel Batista - As I Lay Dying, William Faulkner
Ramon Ramirez - Misery, Stephen King
Manny Acosta - Nausea, Jean-Paul Sartre
Josh Edgin – Into The Fire, Dakota Meyer
About the Author: Joe DeCaro
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
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