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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Not Even Irene Can Blow Away My Great Mets Memories

An article by posted on August 27, 2011 0 Comments

With hurricane Irene bearing down on the New York area, the Mets have postponed the next two games of the Braves series, leaving us without baseball for a few days. It’s gotten me to thinking about the “old” days, and old times. Most of you will probably remember the things I’ll be mentioning below (and […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

An article by posted on August 5, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – Mets vs. Braves Series Preview Edition

The New York Mets open up a huge weekend series with the Braves on Friday. I think anything less than a series win, will be disastrous for the guys in blue & orange. Winning two would be great, winning three would be awesome. So today, we have a special edition of 3 & 3, since […]

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The Best Owner Ever

An article by posted on August 4, 2011 0 Comments
The Best Owner Ever

Today, I’m going to stray from my usual 3 Up & 3 Down to write an entry that has been kicking around in my head for quite sometime now. This entry is about the first owner of the New York Mets, Mrs. Joan Whitney Payson. One SNY feature, the only one I consider to be […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

An article by posted on July 27, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down – The Carlos Beltran Edition

This week, MMO is celebrating the career of Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran. Eager to do our part here at 3 & 3, we’ve come up with a special 3 Up & 3 Down featuring Carlos Beltran. So queue up El Esta Aqui (He is Here)!! 3 Up: 1) Quiet Leadership: A few days ago on […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Ralph Kiner, 50 Amazing Years Edition

An article by posted on July 25, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Ralph Kiner, 50 Amazing Years Edition

Since our last edition after Thursday’s game against the Cardinals, the Mets lost two of three to the Flordia Marlins, and David Wright has returned to club in grand fashion. But, even more noteworthy, SNY has aired it’s very special tribute, Ralph Kiner: 50 Amazing Years. For long time Met fans, this is must see […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets Shuffle The Cards Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2011 0 Comments

On Thursday afternoon the New York Mets wrapped up a three game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, dropping game three, but winning the first two – including a dramatic win on Wednesday night. 3 Up 1) Reyes Return: Jose Reyes returned to the big club on Tuesday night, and turned in two game saving […]

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3 Up & 3 Down, The Half Way There Edition

An article by posted on July 12, 2011 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down, The Half Way There Edition

The Mets just ended the unofficial first half of the season out on the west coast, winning 3 of 4 games against the Dodgers, then dropping 2 of 3 against the World Champion San Francisco Giants. Games on the West Coast are tough for me to cover, because I can’t stay awake past the third […]

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3 Up & 3 Down -The Yank This Edition

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

I want to start off by saying I truly despise and detest not only the New York Yankees, but their fans as well. I’m not one of these writers who is worried about being “classy”, or tipping my cap to a worthy opponent. I just don’t like anything that has to do with Yankees. Having […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Mets Have A Tiger In Their Tank Edition

An article by posted on July 1, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets were up in the Motor City this week, playing the AL Central leading Detroit Tigers. The Good Guys take the series winning 2 of the 3 games. Also the hot hitting continued on Tuesday and Wednesday night. In the three game series the Mets scored 32 runs! Since Saturday the Mets […]

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3 Up & 3 Down – Texas Two Step Edition

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments

This past weekend the Good Guys traveled to Texas to do battle against the reigning American League champions. The weather was quite hot, but the Mets bats were even hotter – taking two of three games. Here are the 3 Up and 3 Down. 3-Up 1) 22 Runs in 2 Days: On Saturday, when the […]

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