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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MMO Flashback: Jerry Koosman – A Big Game Pitcher You Could Always Count On

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Jerry Koosman – A Big Game Pitcher You Could Always Count On

Throughout our history, we’ve had our fair share of great pitchers. The names Seaver, Gooden and Santana quickly come to mind. However, if there was one game that your life depended on, if you needed a big win, Jerry Koosman should be listed first. The best lefty in team history, Koosman was always capable of […]

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If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

An article by posted on August 25, 2012 0 Comments
If You (Re)Build It, Will We Come?

As the Mets play out their fiftieth season they are paying tribute to their 1962 counterparts. That THUD you heard was our beloved Amazins’ falling into last place. Fifty years later…and some things remain the same. It’s been half a century since National League baseball returned to New York and it got me thinking. At the […]

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Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Game # 8,020 Was 20/20. And What It Tells Us About The Second Half

It had taken 8020 games but it finally happened. When David Freese swung and missed at a 3-2 change-up from Johan Santana, the Mets accomplished something we wondered if we’d ever get to see: A No-Hitter by one of our own. Be it ESPN, MLB Network, SNY or any local newspaper, the underlying theme was […]

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MMO Flashback: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on June 17, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. Kennedy’s idea was outlandish and considered completely and utterly impossible. However, on July 21st, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon. […]

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

An article by posted on June 15, 2012 0 Comments
A Date Which Will Live In (Mets) Infamy: June 15, 1977

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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The Best There Ever Was Turns 81

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
The Best There Ever Was Turns 81

Throughout the 150+ year history of Baseball there are only a few truly iconic images burned into our psyche: A solemn Lou Gehrig standing at a microphone. Babe Ruth pointing his bat towards the outfield ‘calling his shot.’ Jackie Robinson running onto the field in 1947 and changing not only the game but America. Bob […]

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Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Happy Birthday To The Quiet Man From Indiana

It was early April. The rosters were set and Opening Day was hours away. Unexpectedly the Mets exhibition game against the Expos was cancelled due to a players strike. With a free afternoon and nothing to do, the Mets manager and some of his coaches decided to walk across the street and play a round […]

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MMO Flashback: Ya Gotta Believe–Words To Live By

An article by posted on December 25, 2011
MMO Flashback:  Ya Gotta Believe–Words To Live By

This edition of MMO Flashback goes back to December of 2008 when Rob Silverman who you all know as Tie Dyed, penned a heartwarming tribute to one of the all time great Mets, Tug McGraw. Enjoy! Throughout our storied history, we’ve had more than our share of characters and colorful figures. The fist-pumping curtain calls […]

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Mets Fans Are Fools

An article by posted on December 6, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Fans Are Fools

This must be what Sandy Alderson and the Wilpon’s think of us as they sit around their luxurious million dollar estates eating their caviar and sipping their imported wine. Safe to say the departure of Jose Reyes, while not a surprise, was like a stab through our collective hearts. We hoped against all hope that […]

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MMO Flashback: Yippee-Ki-Yay, Jose Reyes

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on February 15, 2011 by the always entertaining Rob Silverman AKA Tie Dyed. It’s a little bit prophetic and some of the comments are a blast to read nine months later. Enjoy… Nakatomi Plaza, Century City, CA: John McClane is acting alone, trying to save hostages […]

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