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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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Mets Lose Third Straight, Dodgers Win 5-3

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

Mets played game 2 of a three game series against the red hot LA Dodgers, who are starting to say “Manny who?” The Dodgers took game one of this series in extra innings. The Mets are 9-9 on the road this season, while Dodgers have the best home record in the majors (15-3). Mets send […]

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The Last Word On Last Night

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets committed a comedy of errors last night but not many bleary-eyed fans were laughing. If you were dedicated (crazy) enough to last past 2:30 in the morning, you were treated to arguably the worse 11th inning in team history. First, Ryan Church misses third base on a Angel Pagan double and the go-ahead […]

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David Wright Please Take The Reins!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

During Sunday’s game on ESPN I was trying to drown out Joe Morgan and crew but one thing did get my attention was their talk of leadership.  It’s something that we on this site have talked about for years now.  In my mind and other Met fans the leader of this franchise is David Wright.  […]

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Hey Kids, Learn to Run the Bases Like the Mets!

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

That’s right … now you, too, can run the bases just like your favorite New York Mets!!  Jose Reyes and Ryan Church have teamed up to bring you “Run Like the Mets!”, a baseball clinic just for kids! Get step-by-step instructions on: how to not run out a ball because you think its a homerun!! how […]

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Tuesday Rants – Farewell To Jay Leno Edition

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

Last night after Angel Pagan slid into home and scored, a few key players took him to side and chided him. “What were you trying to pull with that slide dude?’ Beltran asked, “We don’t slide like that on this team, If you want to fit in with this team, it’s best that you get […]

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How To Make Citi Field More Mets-centric in Four Easy Steps

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

According to Matt Gagne’s article in yesterday’s Daily News, Mookie Wilson is unhappy that the 1986 championship team isn’t celebrated at Citi Field. Gagne quotes Wilson as saying “I was a little surprised I didn’t see anything inside. To not put that in there would be denying part of your past – part of your […]

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Comedy and Tragedy For The Mets and Their Fans

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

While it was no laughing matter for the Mets and their fans, even the Dodgers’ players themselves found some humor in the Mets horrific display last night. Redding gave us a quality start  and the Mets fought back to tie the game. And then … Two words - Third base. How does one miss it? I have […]

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Game Recap: Mets Lose 3-2 in 11 Innings

An article by posted on May 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets began game one tonight against the NL leading Dodgers (26-13). The Dodgers came in winning 5 of their last 6 games. The Mets have Tim Redding play his first game of the season after only allowing 4 runs in 13 innings in the minor leagues. He’s also 1-3 with a 5.64 ERA in […]

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It’s Time To Consider Our Trade Options

An article by posted on May 18, 2009 0 Comments

Last nights loss coupled with the loss of first baseman Carlos Delgado for an extended period of time, is enough for me to begin to consider some serious options in terms of a trade. First lets consider the whys… 1. The experiment in leftfield with Dan Murphy has been shelved because Jerry Manuel feels he […]

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