Ed Marcus

Proud lifelong Met fan who has a passing resemblance to Rusty Staub and is a purveyor of Mo Vaughn jokes as well as the writer of "This Day In Mets Infamy". You can follow me on Twitter at @lagranderusty.

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Random Thoughts From Yesterday’s Doubleheader

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Random Thoughts From Yesterday’s Doubleheader

Yesterday had all the trappings of being a great day at the ballpark at Citi Field. The sun was out warming the many fans that came to celebrate the recently reinstated Banner Day. Mets Rookie phenom, Rafael Montero was on the mound for the first game of a single admission doubleheader, and to boot it […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Farewell Farnsworth Edition

Here are some quotes from one time Mets middle reliever/closer/scrapheap pickup Kyle Farnsworth as reported by Mark Puma of the New York Post after learning of his release: “I am very bitter right now,” And Dan Knobler , from ESPN New York also got this nugget from Farnsworth “Hopefully I’ll find a team where I […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

An article by posted on March 30, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Boo Birds Please Stay Home Tomorrow

Tomorrow at 1:10 p.m  a new season will start for the New York Mets. The new Mayor of New York City, Bill DiBlasio is set to throw out the first pitch. The National Anthem will be sung by local a cappella group, and the big highlight will be a tribute to Mets announcing great, Ralph […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts Edition

So here we stand a week from opening day and there are still as many questions as there are answers. Who’s on first? Will Ruben Tejada be the starting shortstop come March 31st – or will the solution come via trade or free agent signing? ( I’m looking at you Stephen Drew !!) And can Jonathon […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: The “Goodbye, Jim Fregosi” Edition

An article by posted on February 14, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: The “Goodbye, Jim Fregosi” Edition

Early this morning Jim Fregosi, a six time All Star infielder who went on to have a long and successful managerial career died at the age of 71 after suffering a series of strokes. As a member of the California Angels, Fregosi was one of the better shortstops  in the American League during the 1960′s […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: My Brush With Ralph Kiner

An article by posted on February 7, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: My Brush With Ralph Kiner

Yesterday another piece of my childhood faded away. While I was at work I received a email from the Mets announcing the passing of Hall Of Fame ballplayer and original Mets announcer, Ralph Kiner. At first it didn’t sink in. I don’t know if this was because I was so caught up with my work […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy: Shouts From Shea Interview With Joe DeMayo

An article by posted on January 25, 2014 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy: Shouts From Shea Interview With Joe DeMayo

On this past Wednesday’s edition of the “Shouts From Shea” podcast featuring Stephen Keane from “The Kranepool Society” and myself we had Mets prospect expert, Joe DeMayo of PSL To Flushing, on to discuss everything from the Yankees signing of Masahiro Tanaka, the prospect of Stephen Drew wearing a Mets cap come Opening Day, as […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

Last night as I was getting comfortable on my couch, I was scanning the twitterverse and lo and behold what breaking news did I see but the unofficial announcement that the Mets had signed veteran starting pitcher, Bartolo Colon to a 2-year/$20 million dollar contract pending a physical. Obviously this set Mets Twitter on the […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Possible Granderson Calls Edition

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: The Possible Granderson Calls Edition

Yes I know Opening Day is about three months away yet I found myself daydreaming during the Curtis Granderson introductory press conference yesterday. Who/what could I be daydreaming about you may ask? Was it Jennifer Love Hewitt ? No. Was it Jessica Alba in a string bikini ? Nope . Could it be about the […]

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Listen To Me And Joe D. On The “Shouts From Shea” Podcast Tonight

An article by posted on December 11, 2013 0 Comments
Listen To Me And Joe D. On The “Shouts From Shea” Podcast Tonight

Our very special guest will be MMO’s very own Joe D, guru of this blog. We will talk about the latest Mets rumors, the Curtis Granderson deal, the Bartolo Colon signing as well as a healthy dose of venting about the Mets payroll. Please click here to listen to what should be an action-packed episode of Shouts […]

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