Rob Silverman

A Mets fan since 1973, Rob was born in the shadow of Yankee Stadium. Luckily, his parents moved to Queens at a young age so he was not scarred by pinstripes. Currently living in Las Vegas, he writes crime fiction and mysteries.

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There’s No “I” In Team, But There Is An “I” In Whining

An article by posted on July 4, 2010 0 Comments

Just last week my boss called me into his office and pointed out a mistake I had made. It was something stupid on my part. He gave me an FYI, we talked about it for a couple minutes and I went back to my desk. However, when I returned, I didn’t have to listen to […]

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“Hey, Dad, You Wanna Have A Catch?” A Father’s Day Blog Three Generations In The Making.

An article by posted on June 20, 2010 0 Comments

I was about 6 years old when my father threatened to throw me out of the house. The reason was simple. I told him I was going to be a Yankees fan. It was the early 1970’s and I knew nothing about Baseball. But still, I was going to root for the Yankees. Why? As […]

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Shades Of 69 And 86? No. Shades Of 73? Yes

An article by posted on June 17, 2010 0 Comments

On the surface it appeared to be a typical summer day for the Mets. As usual, we were going nowhere, floundering in the second division, struggling to reach .500. When all was said and done, however, it turned out to be a crucial turning point in the history of our club. Mets GM M. Donald […]

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It Will Take 5 Years Until We Are Competitive

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

How would we feel if we were told this by the Mets front office? It’s become very evident over the last several seasons our loyalty has been tested. This team and management has displayed a total lack of direction and focus. We fans have sat on the sidelines and continually pointed fingers and placed blame […]

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Sunday’s Loss Needed To Be One Of Our ’62′ Wins

An article by posted on May 3, 2010 0 Comments

No matter how good a team is they will still lose 50 games over the course of the season. On the flip side, the worst team in baseball, no matter how awful they may be, will still manage to win 50 games. It’s those other 62 games that separates pennant winners from last place. Tonight’s […]

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To Swagger Or Not To Swagger? That Is The Question

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

Over the past few heartbreaking seasons we have spent much time on this site debating the importance of ‘swagger.’ I have personally been a huge advocate of this. Some have agreed. Some have disagreed. There is something to be said about walking onto a field and displaying a sense of confidence. As our Mets now […]

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Can Somebody PLEASE Wake Up The Mets?

An article by posted on April 14, 2010 0 Comments

The bad news is after only a week and half we are already in the cellar of the National League East. The good news is that we ARE leading the league in something: Excuses! After 7 games our Mets have the 2nd worst record in the league. It seems that we are once again sleepwalking […]

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First Week. First Impressions?

An article by posted on April 11, 2010 0 Comments

I know it’s only one week into this season. We still have 25 more to go. I am in no way giving up on the 2010 Mets. That being said I am feeling pretty pessimistic right now. Am I the only one? As we Mets fans always do, we hope for the best but somewhat […]

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(Almost) Half A Century In The Books: What Do You Think?

An article by posted on April 3, 2010 0 Comments

The cover of the 62 yearbook was fitting because we were the new team, the baby, of the National League. Along with the Houston Colt 45’s (later the Astros) this brought the total number of major league teams to 20. There were no divisions, no playoffs. You finished first. And you went to the World […]

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Low Expectations For 2010. And That’s Good.

An article by posted on February 22, 2010 0 Comments

One of the best westerns of all-time is ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.’ In one scene, Tuco, played by Eli Wallach, is getting the hell beat out of him by a soldier who is nearly three times his size. Beaten, injured and demoralized the bloody Tuco looks up at his assailant and speaks […]

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