Tag: 1986 World Series

Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

An article by posted on April 28, 2013 0 Comments
Dwight Evans Brings Back Memories Of Game Six

About two weekends ago my church had a men’s breakfast meeting, and the guest speaker was none other than Dwight Evans, the very productive right fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1972-1990. Listening to Evans speak about his life in baseball and the many things that affected his game, brought me back to the only […]

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Remembering The Great No. 8

An article by posted on March 3, 2013 0 Comments
Remembering The Great No. 8

I was walking around the mall yesterday with my wife, trying to get her to go into labor with our second child (first son). They say walking is good for kick-starting the labor process at this point, and as we were walking around, I decided to duck into the sports memorabilia store. I was pacing through the store, looking at the […]

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MMO Flashback: Do You Believe In Miracles?

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

Here’s another great article originally written and posted back on October 25, 2009 by the always entertaining Ed Leyro. Ed has a great storytelling style and this particular story will appeal to most any Mets fan as we come upon the 25th anniversary of one of the greatest moments in franchise history.  Every generation has […]

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Believe It Or Not… Mets Edition

An article by posted on March 25, 2010 0 Comments

Shannon Shark of Mets Police came across another one of those all too familiar big bloopers from the Mets front office, who continue to maintain a stronghold on their title of “The Most Inept Front Office In Baseball”. Take a look at one of the newest additions to the Mets Fan Walk for the 2010 […]

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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
October 27, 1986:  The Dream Has Come True

Two days ago, I wrote about the twenty-third anniversary of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.  Miraculous as that game was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game.  Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World […]

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When Tom Becomes Pessimistic…..

An article by posted on August 5, 2009 0 Comments

We all have them—friends who are overly optimistic, even when things with our Mets look as grim as they possibly can.  To put this in perspective, during Game 6 of the ’86 World Series, I was hanging out with a bunch of friends in a bar on Long Island.  Among those friends was my buddy […]

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HOFers Henderson And Rice Key Figures In Mets History

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice were inducted into the Hall of Fame today.  Henderson entered the Hall in his first year of eligibility.  He was the greatest leadoff hitter of all-time, setting the career record for stolen bases (1,406), leadoff home runs (81) and runs scored (2,295).  Rice waited until his fifteenth and final year […]

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Spirit of ’86

An article by posted on May 24, 2009 0 Comments

Whenever the Mets and Red Sox square off in their rare interleague meetings, even a casual Mets fan can’t help but think of the 1986 World Series.  Their seven-game showdown was one for the ages, culminating in the World Championship trophy being brought to Shea.  During this weekend’s interleague series between the Mets and Sox, […]

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