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What Is A Hero?

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
What Is A Hero?

  We use the words hero and great in sports to the point where they become cliche and lose their meaning and impact. Gary Carter was a baseball player, who made a good living playing a game most of us played as kids and only dreamed of having the fraction of talent he possessed. We […]

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St Lucie To Flushing: 2012 MLB Mock Draft 1.0, Pre-Season Mets Top 20

An article by posted on February 18, 2012 0 Comments
St Lucie To Flushing: 2012 MLB Mock Draft 1.0, Pre-Season Mets Top 20

I recently did a Top 20 Mets Prospect List of my own which you can check out at my other site, St. Lucie To Flushing. Not so different then many others you’ve probably read. However I do have one guy higher than most people and that is SS Philip Evans. He was drafted in the […]

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Orange & Blue And All For You, Kid…

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Orange & Blue And All For You, Kid…

Orange and Blue, and all for you, Kid… Earlier today, New York State senator Marty Golden, announced that the Empire State Building would be lit up with orange and blue lights tonight in honor of Gary Carter. That’s the view of the Empire State Building from SB Nation’s Rob Neyer that he just posted on […]

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Jose Reyes: “Hopefully they win a lot of games”

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Jose Reyes: “Hopefully they win a lot of games”

In this video by the Sun Sentinal, Jose Reyes talks to reporters about David Wright as well as the contract situation with the Mets. Towards the end of the interview Jose goes on to say, “Hopefully they [the Mets] win a lot of games”. After reading some of the comments in Joe’s post, I figured I […]

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Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Seedlings To Stars – Part One

Today I have the pleasure of treating you to a terrific Q & A I conducted with Wally Fish and Nathaniel Stoltz, two of the guys behind the great baseball site Seedlings To Stars. Last week they posted their 2012 Mets Prospect List, and what makes theirs so unique is that they do theirs by listing […]

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Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Citi Field Tribute: We Remember Gary Carter 1954 – 2012

A beautiful and fitting tribute by the New York Mets at Citi Field. Here at Mets Merized Online, we’ll pay tribute to Gary Carter for “8″ days –  with thoughts and well wishes from both our readers and writers. We invite you to share your thoughts, old photos, collectibles, or anything you deem fitting. We’ll also be […]

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Rotation Concerns, 2012 Callups, Alderson

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Rotation Concerns, 2012 Callups, Alderson

ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin had his weekly chat on Thursday and I cherry picked a few questions I thought would make for an interesting debate. With all of the potential question marks with the rotation, how could they not bring in one pitcher to compete for a job? Money. Bottom line is Dillon Gee […]

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Here’s To You Kid!

An article by posted on February 17, 2012 0 Comments
Here’s To You Kid!

All I know about Gary Carter are the stories that I’ve read or that others have told me, plus what I’ve learned from watching various films, interviews and documentaries. From what I have always heard and read about Doc, Straw, Keith and many of others on that 1986 team, they were heavy duty partiers and what […]

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Video: Gary Carter Reactions From The 1986 Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
Video: Gary Carter Reactions From The 1986 Mets

FRANK CASHEN: “The genesis of the trade was that we wanted to add a big bat to the lineup. He did that right away, but perhaps more importantly was the way he handled our young pitchers. He was the perfect guy for so many reasons.” DAVEY JOHNSON: “Gary was a one-man scouting system. What people didn’t know […]

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In Loving Memory of Gary “The Kid” Carter

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
In Loving Memory of Gary “The Kid” Carter

I’m at a loss for words. Made this today for you, Gary. Rest in peace Kid. This is one of the first graphics I ever made for MMO. I’ll miss you, kid. In 2010, I designed this for our MMO T-shirt Shop. I made Retire 8 Buttons too. I hope this happens. We are going […]

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