Gerry Silverman

Having caught the Met bug as a youth during the Miracle run of 1969, I've remained a steadfast fan through the highs and (too many) lows. After many years in the Financial Services biz, I now devote much of my attention to my favorite pursuits: blues guitar, books, movies, and all things Metsian.

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An MMO Original: The Say-Hey Kid Comes Home

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Say-Hey Kid Comes Home

As we all know, the Mets were created fill the gap left after the departure of the Giants and the Dodgers from the city of New York following the 1957 season. In the four year period before the advent of the Amazin’s, Gotham’s National League fans were left to follow their teams as best they […]

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Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

An article by posted on August 16, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: What Would It Cost To Keep Cespedes?

The move to obtain Yoenis Cespedes to bolster the (deservedly) maligned Met offense has signaled an important shift in the thinking of the club’s front office. Following a string of losing seasons rivaled only by the desultory performance of the Houston Astros over the same period, the Sandy Alderson regime who have steadfastly adhered to […]

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An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: Ultimately, Wither Wilmer?

By virtue of his tearful response to the rumored report of his services being dispatched to Milwaukee as part of the return in the scuttled Carlos Gomez deal, Wilmer Flores has become a fan and media darling. Every at-bat since that fateful night has been greeted with an ovation and his subsequent heroic performance in […]

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Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
Potential Second Base Logjam Looms

If we are to assume that the Wilmer Flores shortstop era has come to a close, then and a potential logjam at second base appears to be in the cards for the 2016 season. Based on Flores’ recent statement to the effect that his comfort level is higher on the right side of the keystone […]

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In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

An article by posted on July 1, 2015 0 Comments
In-House Options Remain The Best Bet For Mets Offense

If you told most Mets’ fans during the long, cold, winter recess between October and the start of spring training that halfway through the upcoming season their team would sit within a few games of first place in the division, most would be thrilled. To have simply achieved a legitimate level of competitiveness following six […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

An article by posted on June 29, 2015 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Rusty and the Rundown

Here’s an Amazin’ Moment I won’t soon forget because it involves one of my favorite Mets of bygone days, Rusty Staub. During his first go-round with the Mets, Rusty provided more in the way of consistent offense and heady play than fans had come to expect from a Mets team that relied primarily on the […]

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Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

Heading into the off-season with a full 40 man roster, the flexibility needed to make any hoped-for-yet-unlikely personnel additions of a significant nature will require Mets team management to make some choices that may signal the end of several players’ association with the organization. While this situation is a regular occurrence following the end of […]

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Amazin’ Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Moments: Fonzie Goes Six for Six!

Edgardo Alfonzo remains one of the most beloved Mets alumni, both for his post-season heroics (e.g. 3 HR’s including a ninth inning grand slam in the space of two vital 1999 playoff games against the Reds and Diamondbacks), and his role as part of the “Best Infield Ever” as dubbed by Sports Illustrated. His flexibility as […]

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Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

An article by posted on August 13, 2014 0 Comments
Who’s A Keeper and Who’s A Trade Chip?

Will the Mets still be with 28 in 2015? Now that we’ve “officially” moved into the 2015 audition portion of this season (a circumstance apparently triggered by the loss of single game-the rubber match of this past week’s series vs. the Nationals), Mets management has vowed to take an extended look at certain candidates for […]

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Amazin’ Moments: Willie Comes Home

An article by posted on July 12, 2014 0 Comments
Amazin’ Moments: Willie Comes Home

As we all know, the Mets were created fill the gap left after the departure of the Giants and the Dodgers from the city of New York following the 1957 season. In the four year period before the advent of the Amazin’s, Gotham’s National League fans were left to follow their teams as best they […]

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