Joe D

I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction and interact with other passionate Met fans like you. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.

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Ruth Roberts, “Meet The Mets” Song Writer, Passes Away

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Ruth Roberts, “Meet The Mets” Song Writer, Passes Away

Ruth Roberts,who is best known for writing the enduring Mets anthem “Meet The Mets”, passed away before the weekend of lung cancer according to her brother, Sam Roberts. The accomplished song-writer was 84 and died Thursday night at her home in Rye Brook, N.Y. She was honored at Citi Field over the weekend. (See photo from Marianne […]

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Jose Reyes 2011 All Star BP Jerseys Are Here!

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes 2011 All Star BP Jerseys Are Here!

Hey, if you’re looking to get yourselves the official 2011 Jose Reyes All Star batting practice jersey, they were just added to the Mets Shop at Mets.com. Only $119.99 by Majestic Athletic Official 2011 Home Run Derby and All-Star Game Cool Base BP Jersey One color name, two color number printed tackle twill, exactly as […]

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Mets Summer Blood Drive At Citi Field On Thursday

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Summer Blood Drive At Citi Field On Thursday

The Mets will host their annual Summer Blood Drive for the New York Blood Center on Thursday, July 7th, 2011 in Citi Field’s Caesars Club from 10am to 5pm.  Each donor will receive 15% off regularly priced merchandise at the Mets Team Store. The discount is good for that day only. Donors must be 17 […]

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Alderson Could Make Substantial Offer To Reyes

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Mets GM Sandy Alderson has apparently seen the light and is now ready to do what it takes to make Jose Reyes a substantial offer after the season to retain the Mets’ shortstop. Alderson is now leaning strongly toward authorizing a substantial offer after the season to […]

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Happy Independence Day!

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments
Happy Independence Day!

It’s that time of the year again when we celebrate the birth of an ideal and of the greatest nation in the world. While we enjoy all the grilling and all the fireworks with our friends and families today, let’s remember all the sacrifices that were made to make this celebration of freedom possible. Thanks to […]

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BELIEVE by Lori Martini featuring Kassy K and Nick Javas at Citi Field

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video of “Believe” by Lori Martini, being performed live at Citi Field on May 27th by Kassy K and Nick Javas. This is an interview I did with Lori Martini who wrote the lyrics and music for the song, and Nick Javas who is featured in the song. It’s their rallying song dedicated […]

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Jose Reyes And Carlos Beltran Are All Stars!

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes And Carlos Beltran Are All Stars!

Jose Reyes overtook Troy Tulowitski in The All-Star voting and Carlos Beltran was selected as a reserve, for this year’s All-Star Game for the National League in Phoenix on July 15. HELLZ YEAH!!!! CONGRATULATIONS GUYS!!!! National League Starters 1B: Prince Fielder, Brewers 2B: Rickie Weeks, Brewers 3B: Jose Reyes, Mets SS: Placido Polanco, Phillies OF: Lance […]

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Amazins’ Sign Venezuelan Catching Prospect, Jose Garcia

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments

According to Baseball America, the Mets have signed Venezuelan catcher Jose Garcia. Bonus terms were not immediately available. A 16-year-old from San Felipe, Garcia was considered one of the top catchers this year. He’s a 5-foot-11, 180-pound switch-hitter with a line-drive swing and good catch-and-throw skills. NYFS posted this short bio on Garcia: JOSE GARCIA, […]

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Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Has No Plans To Be A DH

It seems that just about everyone has Mets right fielder Carlos Beltran ticketed for a DH gig in the American League next season, or possibly even this one – everyone that is except Carlos Beltran. “Right now I’m not even thinking about that,” Beltran said. “I want to play in the outfield. I feel like […]

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The Making Of ’86 Mets Anthem, “Lets Go, Mets Go”

An article by posted on July 3, 2011 0 Comments

Lauren of snagflims.com, a site that streams over 2,100 free films, has a new video which features the back story behind the 1986 Mets anthem, “Lets Go, Mets Go”. She says, “ I would like to bring your attention to a great film called Let’s Go Mets, which documents the Mets team of the 80s, especially the 86 World Series […]

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