No Miracle on ’69 Night; Mets Fall To Phils 4-1

An article by posted on August 23, 2009 0 Comments

On a star-studded evening when the Mets celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets bringing home the franchise’s first World Championship, the 2009 Mets could not provide an amazin’ finish of their own as the bullpen spoiled a surprisingly good performance by Tim Redding. The Phillies were able to overcome being stymied by […]

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Happy Anniversary To The Miracle 1969 Mets!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

In honor of the anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets we created some special graphics to honor some of the stars of that magical team. We also dug up a couple of images that will stir your heart and revive your Mets spirit. We love the Mets. It must have been magic that summer!   We […]

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Amazin’ Pics Of The Amazin’ Mets

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

We have a special treat for you, courtesy of one of our readers, Stephen Hanks, who took the following shots in 1970, 39 years ago today. It was Camera Day at Shea Stadium. As we honor the 1969 Mets later this evening, here is a look at the then, defending 1969 World Champion Mets! “The Franchise” Tom […]

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8/22 Minor League Report! NIEUWENHUIS, Greene!

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

INT AAA: Buffalo 0/2/0, Scranton 1/8/1 ss Argenis Reyes 0 for 4, .282 cf Jesus Feliciano 1 for 4, 2 Ks, .303 lf Nick Evans 0 for 3, BB, 2 Ks, .202 1b Mike Lamb 1 for 4, K, .260 rf Chip Ambres 0 for 3, .253 dh Jason Dubois 0 for 3, K, .154 […]

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Francoeur’s Big Night Caps 4-2 Win For Pelfrey

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets played a heck of game and beat the Phillies 4-2 in the first of a four game series with the Phillies. I usually save me comments for the end of the recap, but I gotta tell you how impressed I was with the intensity of the Mets given their dismal situation.  They played […]

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Appreciating the Miracle Mets

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

Tonight, the Mets will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 1969 World Champion New York Mets. With the Giants being in town last weekend, and the celebration this weekend, I got to thinking about what a truly amazing feat winning the 1969 World Series was. That got me to thinking about how wonderful it must’ve […]

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Swoboda’s Memorable World Series Catch Recalled in Historic Photo

An article by posted on August 22, 2009 0 Comments

New York, August 21 — The date was October 14, 1969, when Mets right fielder Ron Swoboda made one of the greatest catches in World Series history, robbing Brooks Robinson of the Orioles in Game 4 at Shea Stadium, a defining moment in the Amazins’ improbable world championship.  Now, 40 years later, Mets fans and […]

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Red Sox Claim Billy Wagner Off Waivers

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets left-hander Billy Wagner has been claimed off waivers by the Boston Red Sox, according to two major-league sources. The Mets now have three options: They can work out a trade with the Red Sox by 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday; they can allow Wagner to depart on […]

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Mets Would Be Smart To Keep Wagner… For Now

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman is reporting that Billy Wagner has been claimed on waivers, probably by the Cubs, hopefully not the Phillies or Marlins who are also rumored to be interested. The Mets now have 3 days to either work out a trade, let him go with nothing in return, or pull him back as they did with […]

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Oops, He Did It Again

An article by posted on August 21, 2009 0 Comments

The easiest decision the Mets have to make this year is staring them right in the face: Cut Gary Sheffield. As soon as he walks into the Mets club house today have equipment man Charlie Samuels greet him at his locker with a surplus of Hefty bags to stuff his belongings into. He came with […]

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