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Happy Birthday Gil Hodges

An article by posted on April 4, 2011 0 Comments
Happy Birthday Gil Hodges

Gilbert Raymond Hodges April 4, 1924 – April 2, 1972 The Mets reminded us today that Gil Hodges, the Manager of the ’69 Miracle Mets, was born on this date. Sadly, he died at age 47 after suffering a heart attack in 1972. Gil the Teacher and Mentor In addition to being a tremendous and intense athlete […]

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Could This Be The End For The Dynamic Duo?

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  Anthony DiComo of Mets.com says that we may be looking at the end of the Mets Dynamic Duo, Jose Reyes and David Wright, and the possibility that they may not even last the season together is very real and distinct. But now, nearly 10 years after their first encounter, the left side of the […]

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The Foundations Of Success – Part One – The Manager

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Many teams have built their successes on numerous factors. Some teams have prided themselves on strong pitching, others on strong hitting, some on great benches and some on great managers who know how to utilize their players in any situation. Due to the fact the Alderson regime has yet to draft, I cannot speak upon […]

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3 Up and 3 Down: The Happy Recap Edition

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It a Happy Recap edition of “3 Up and 3 Down” as the Mets win their opening series against the Marlins, two games to one. There are many “Ups”, but I’ll give you my three in no particular order, and I’m sure you’ll have three totally different ones: Three Up 1. Terry Collins – We knew Terry […]

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How Good Was Jon Niese?

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Things looked like they were about to get out of hand for young Jon Niese in the first inning of Saturday’s game against Marlins. He was quickly greeted with a leadoff single by Chris Coghlan and after a double by the always dangerous Hanley Ramirez, it was quickly runners on second and third with one […]

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The Non-Playing Mets Team And A Calhoun Mention

An article by posted on April 3, 2011 0 Comments

Well it’s been a great weekend for the Non Playing Mets Team – you know them — led by Terry Collins, and Kevin Burkhardt – this group includes the radio/tv teams – Gary, Keith and Ronnie,and Howie, Wayne and Eddie and anyone else who is not wearing a glove but who understands how to talk […]

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The Future Of Michael Alan Pelfrey

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The Future Of Michael Alan Pelfrey

What are the odds that 2011 is the last season Mike Pelfrey plays for the New York Mets? What are the odds that Pelfrey is an ex-Met by August 1st? Maybe a lot higher than you think. It might be time to seriously consider trading Mike Pelfrey. Pelfrey is under team control for two more […]

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Baseball Like It Oughta Be

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Baseball Like It Oughta Be

Only two games into the season, and I gotta tell you, I’m already liking what we’re seeing from Terry Collins a lot. After years of being besieged by watching badly managed games by the likes of Jerry Manuel, Willie Randolph and beyond, I suddenly find myself sitting back and enjoying a ballgame without yelling and shouting profanities […]

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MMO Live Game Chat: Mets @ Marlins – Join Us Now!

An article by posted on April 3, 2011 0 Comments

JOIN OUR LIVE GAME CHAT! Click The Banner To Enter! * * * * * * * * * * The Mets and Marlins finish off their opening series with a rubber game today in beautiful Florida (before traveling North to dreary Philly). For the Amazin’s, one of last year’s heroes will get the start […]

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SNY Employee In Trouble For Opening Night Prank

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If you were watching the Opening Night loss to the Marlins on SNY Friday night, you may remember seeing a quick clip of a “Family Guy” video that poked fun at the Mets after the game. According to the New York Times, it was not planned and was simply a prank by an employee of SNY. […]

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