Gregg Hopps

Gregg lives on Long Island, and has been a Mets fan since Bud Harrelson and Pete Rose slugged it out in the 1973 playoffs. "Keith Hernandez is the best defensive first baseman to ever have played baseball."

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3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

An article by posted on April 7, 2014 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The They’re Baaaack Edition

After the cold and snowy winter those of us here in the New York have endured, is there a better sight than Opening Day at Citi Field? Even that was a bit touchy, as winter gave us one last snowy blast last Monday morning. So, after their opening homestand the Mets find themselves at 2-4 […]

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Radio Wars: Hello 710, Goodbye 660

An article by posted on November 5, 2013 0 Comments
Radio Wars: Hello 710, Goodbye 660

As you all know by now, the Mets have left their longtime radio home at 660 WFAN, and slid on down the dial to 710 WOR. Like WFAN, our new diggs at WOR is also a 50,000 watt radio station, so most of us will be able to still hear Howie Rose call the play by […]

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When The Royals Ruled The AL West

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
When The Royals Ruled The AL West

As the Kansas Royals get ready to visit Citi Field for a weekend set with the Mets, it occurred to me that there is a whole generation of baseball fans out there, who weren’t even born when the Royals ruled the western division of the American League. The 1975 Royals finished in second place, but […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Fillet of Phils Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Fillet of Phils Edition

The Mets started began the second half of the season by winning two of three against the Philadelphia Phillies. Things got off to a rough start on Friday night, as the Phillies beat the tar out of the Mets, but things got better for the orange and blue behind the two young pitchers of the […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The All Star Game Edition

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The All Star Game Edition

I haven’t sat down to watch an All-Star game in at least the last twenty years. The All-Star game just isn’t my cup of tea. However, with the game taking place right here in our own backyard, I figured I’d at least watch the opening introductions. I stuck around longer than that, but not until the […]

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Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
Bill Veeck and the Chicago White Sox

The Mets play a short two game series on Chicago’s south side, against the White Sox. When I think about White Sox baseball, I think of three things: Bill Veeck, an exploding scoreboard, and Disco Demolition NIght, of course the latter two would have never happened if not for Veeck. Bill Veeck, however, should be […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Failure In Philly Is Not An Option Edition

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Failure In Philly Is Not An Option Edition

The New York Mets won their second consecutive road series against an Eastern Division rival, after rocking the Phillies 8-0 on Sunday. There are so many encouraging things to take away from this series, that we’re going to get right to the 3 & 3. Amazin’ Matt: Ho hum, Matt Harvey pitched the rubber game of […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: It’s All About The Kids Edition

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: It’s All About The Kids Edition

As the Mets wrap up an uncommon five game series win with the Atlanta Braves, we have an even more uncommon edition of 3 Up and 3 Down, featuring five “Ups” centered on the Mets youth movement. Dillon Deserved Better: I actually missed Monday night’s game. The rain delay of over three hours was too […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

An article by posted on June 11, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Sky Is Falling Edition

I think all of us knew the 2013 Mets were not a playoff caliber baseball team. However I was also of the belief that although the Mets were not postseason ready, they would at least be competitive. Boy was I wrong. Here we are a week before Father’s Day, and we find the Mets in […]

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3 Up & 3 Down, The Subway Series Sweep Edition, Yeah Baby!!!

An article by posted on May 31, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down, The Subway Series Sweep Edition, Yeah Baby!!!

We’re feeling giddy here at 3N3 headquarters… The champagne corks are popping, because yes friends, the New York Mets have swept the New York Yankees in all four games of the Subway Series for the first time ever. Let’s say it again, the Mets SWEEP the Yankees! In all my writing here on MMO, I […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: The Bar Is Now Open Edition

An article by posted on May 23, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: The Bar Is Now Open Edition

Last week I read an article here on MMO, and at the end of the article Joe D. added his comments. Joe was explaining that MMO is not a site that is going to sugarcoat things. We’re going to give it to straight. We’re passionate about the Mets, but we’re not going to insult your […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Served Up Some Bad Home Cooking Edition

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Mets Served Up Some Bad Home Cooking Edition

Usually, it isn’t until after the All Star break, when we need to combine series to come up with 3 Ups and 3 Downs. This week was an exception with the Mets winning 2 out of 6 games against the Chicago White Sox & the Pittsburgh Pirates. Unless the Met offense wakes up real soon, […]

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