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 southern Nevada, he writes suspense novels and crime fiction. His debut novel is slated to be released late 2015.

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June 15, 1977: A Date Which Will Live In (Mets) Infamy

An article by posted on June 15, 2009 0 Comments

There are certain dates in our nation’s history when Americans remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. One day that stands out for Mets fans is June 15, 1977. That is a day in our history which will live in infamy. Tom Seaver, the face of the franchise, the heart and soul […]

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John Maine: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

An article by posted on June 8, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan what he or she thinks of John Maine and you will most likely get a similar response. “He’s not bad.” “He’s okay.” “He has potential.” “He’s a good # 3.” Many years ago Tom Petty wrote a song entitled, ‘The Waiting (Is the Hardest Part.)’ After 80+ starts, we are still […]

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Why The Mets?

An article by posted on June 1, 2009 0 Comments

What is it exactly that makes the Mets ‘the Mets’? Why do we root for this team with unending loyalty and a lifelong commitment? It can’t be for our string of championships. We have won just twice in almost five decades, our previous one coming a generation ago. A growing number of fans are too […]

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Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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Memo to Mets Fans: Enough With The Negativity Already.

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

I must be stupid. I just checked the standings and unless I forgot how to read them, it appears that we are in first place by 2 games and have won 10 out of our last 13. However, based on comments and suggestions by fellow Mets ‘fans’ one would think we were in last place […]

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Addition By Subtraction: The Oliver Perez Dilemma

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

What a difference a week and a half can make. Just ten days ago, we were all throwing stones, pointing fingers and placing blame. Omar should be fired. Wright should be traded. Delgado should be benched. Reyes should stop smiling so much. Things seemingly have changed almost overnight. The same team that was 10-13 and […]

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same.

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

I watched a Mets game the other day and to say we looked terrible and inept would be an understatement. The opposing team scored 2 in the top of the first and 2 more in the second. There was a hit batsmen, an error, a wild pitch and a couple of walks thrown in for […]

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The Shot Heard ‘Round Flushing

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

There are Hall of Famers and then there are others who put up solid numbers for an entire career. One particular player compiled a 289 career BA and 2715 hits over 22 years. These numbers are not worthy of enshrinement in Cooperstown but he was a solid, consistent player. He was an All-Star and once […]

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Relax. Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day.

An article by posted on April 20, 2009 0 Comments

We all need to take a deep breath, relax and step back for a moment. The season is two weeks old and already it appears many fans have given up on our Mets. Yes, this season has been frustrating so far. Yes, this team has failed to get the big hit when needed. We have […]

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One Week Down. Twenty Five To Go

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

The first week of the season has been one of mixed emotions. It has provided us with both sources for optimism as well as reason for concern. Our hitting is off to a good start. Delgado has continued his offensive onslaught from last year, Beltran and Wright are definitely doing their part, Daniel Murphy is […]

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