Ed Leyro

Ed Leyro was hatched in the Bronx, but spent most of his youth in Queens at Shea Stadium. Apparently, all that time spent at Mets games paid off as Ed met his wife (The Coop) for the first time at Citi Field during its inaugural season. Guess the 2009 season was good for something after all. In addition to his work at Mets Merized Online, Ed also owns, operates and is head janitor at Studious Metsimus, where he shares blogging duties with Joey Beartran. For those not in the know, Joey is a teddy bear dressed in a Mets hoodie. Clearly, Studious Metsimus is not your typical Mets blog.

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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on 27/10/2016 0 Comments
October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

Miraculous as Game 6 of the 1986 World Series was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game. Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World Series? That home run gave the Red Sox a thrilling 12-inning victory […]

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October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

An article by posted on 25/10/2016 0 Comments
October 25, 1986: Oh, What A Night!

Every generation has its defining moment. People who grew up in the 1960s know exactly where they were when President Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated. In the 1980s, every American knows where they were when the Space Shuttle exploded. It’s no different for Mets fans. People who grew up rooting for […]

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The Mets Should Just Say No To Justin Upton

An article by posted on 18/07/2015 0 Comments
The Mets Should Just Say No To Justin Upton

With less than two weeks to go until the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Mets are in sore need of a bat or three.  Well, duh.  That’s all anyone is talking about these days.  And one team that keeps popping up as a potential trade partner for the Mets is the underachieving San Diego […]

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Matt Harvey Could Make Mets History With A Win

An article by posted on 25/04/2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Could Make Mets History With A Win

Matt Harvey is already considered to be one of the better pitchers in the league, despite owning just 15 major league victories in 39 starts entering this afternoon’s game against the New York Yankees. What makes Harvey so special is his ability to dominate a game.  Hitters rarely touch him, as evidenced by their .210 […]

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The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on 13/04/2015 0 Comments
The Story of My First Mets Opening Day

I love my wife.  And I met her at a Mets game.  True story.  She was a blogger, as was I, and we were both going to “Build-A-Bear Night” at Citi Field on August 1, 2009.  So we decided to meet up on the Promenade Level before the game.  Of course, we had our new […]

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Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

An article by posted on 02/01/2015 67 Comments
Much Ado About Three-Homer Games At Home

“You know, Keith, no Met has ever hit three home runs in a game at home.” If you’ve watched as many Mets games as I have over the years, then you’ve undoubtedly heard Gary Cohen make this statement whenever a Met has come up to the plate after hitting two home runs in a home […]

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Featured Post: Who Should Be Traded, Jon Niese or Dillon Gee?

An article by posted on 24/11/2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Who Should Be Traded, Jon Niese or Dillon Gee?

I love watching Dillon Gee pitch.  Similarly, I am a fan of Jon Niese. Although the Mets have been under .500 every season Gee has pitched in the majors, Gee himself has a won-loss record that is six games over .500 and he has never been more than one game under the break-even mark over […]

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Doc Gooden’s Greatness On The Mound Extended Past The 1986 Season

An article by posted on 16/11/2014 0 Comments
Doc Gooden’s Greatness On The Mound Extended Past The 1986 Season

Dwight Gooden, the Mets’ hurler who helped exhume the team from Grant’s Tomb and brought Shea Stadium back to life in the mid-’80s, is celebrating his 50th birthday today.  When Gooden was at his peak three decades ago, the baseball cognoscenti agreed that his first three seasons in the major leagues were among the best […]

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October 25, 1986: Little Roller Up Along First…

An article by posted on 25/10/2014 0 Comments
October 25, 1986: Little Roller Up Along First…

Every generation has its defining moment. People who grew up in the 1960s know exactly where they were when President Kennedy and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were assassinated. In the 1980s, every American knows where they were when the Space Shuttle exploded. It’s no different for Mets fans. People who grew up rooting for […]

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25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

An article by posted on 27/09/2014 0 Comments
25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

On Thursday, the captain of the New York Yankees played his final game in front of his home fans.  He ended the game in memorable fashion, by delivering a walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Twenty-five years ago today, the New York Mets were bidding adieu to their co-captains, who were playing […]

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