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MMO Fan Shot: The Keepers Of The Diamond

An article by posted on October 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Keepers Of The Diamond

A Guest Article by James H. Burns When the Mets return to Citi Field today, there will be some members of the team’s extended family who will be missing their first post-season in the club’s history: Men and women who wore the orange and blue, or some variation thereof, for decades. For years, the ushers […]

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Longtime Rival Rollins Looking Forward To Wreaking Havoc On Mets

An article by posted on October 9, 2015 0 Comments
Longtime Rival Rollins Looking Forward To Wreaking Havoc On Mets

Jimmy Rollins is excited to play against his longtime rivals once again as the Mets face off against the Dodgers in the NLDS. Rollins and the Phillies dashed the Mets hopes in 2007, and he would love to do the same in the postseason this year for Los Angeles. While he is no longer the […]

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The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
The Inherent Chaos Of MLB’s Playoff Structure

There are no guarantees in baseball, no sure things. Of the eight teams left in the playoffs after tonight, there’s no telling who might win it. While it’s true that someone has to take the title, betting on baseball’s post-season results is a blind shot in the dark no matter how much you think you […]

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Collins Prepared For Playoff Debut

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Prepared For Playoff Debut

In his eleventh year managing in the major leagues, Terry Collins will finally get his first chance to manage in the playoffs. At 66 years old, Collins is the oldest manager in the MLB and has been waiting a very long time for this opportunity. Collins is one of four managers this postseason to make […]

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Why This October Will Feel Different

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Why This October Will Feel Different

Like all fathers, my dad gave me a hard time about driving too fast as well as “that crap” I listened to. And like most kids, I never listened. Except today. This particular afternoon I was in no particular hurry to get to my destination, nor was I in any frame of mind to listen […]

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Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An article by posted on September 27, 2015 0 Comments
Remembering Yogi: Berra By The Bay

An MMO Fan Shot by James H. Burns There was an interim Yogi. The Berra that is almost always forgotten about, the Berra of my, and so many other childhoods. The Berra who was simply a friendly presence in the First Base coaching box for the New York Mets. The Berra who was there for […]

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MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An article by posted on September 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: The Beauty and Magic of Mets Baseball

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love My heart skips a beat every time I enter a ballpark and see the perfect symmetry of the infield diamond enveloped by the wide swath of green outfield grass. I love the meandering pace of the game, the sport’s connection to its own and this country’s history, the contrasting […]

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Start Spreading The News…

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Start Spreading The News…

After a convincing 6-4 victory against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night, the New York Mets (86-67) are on the brink of their first postseason in nine years. With the Washington Nationals losing again to the Baltimore Orioles before the Mets even took the field on Thursday, the Mets’ magic number to clinch the National […]

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Burn Out Or Fade Away? The Matt Harvey Quandary

An article by posted on September 25, 2015 0 Comments
Burn Out Or Fade Away? The Matt Harvey Quandary

Our NY Mets broadcast team is, in my estimation, by far the most interesting and engaging television crew in the majors. On any given night you may receive a clinic on the splitter from Ron Darling, incredible tidbits of trivia from Gary, and the always unique and entertaining perspective of the incorrigible Keith Hernandez. During […]

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The Voices of Baseball: Hey Mets Fans in the Cincinnati Area!

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
The Voices of Baseball: Hey Mets Fans in the Cincinnati Area!

Hey all you Mets fans out in Cincinnati, OH. Planning on going to the weekend series at Great American Ball Park? If so, stop in at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Museum on September 26th at 1:00 PM for my book signing! The Voices of Baseball: The Game’s Greatest Broadcasters Reflect on America’s Pastime […]

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Magic Number 5: Nationals Are Done, Williams Is Done, Mets On Verge Of Clinching Division

An article by posted on September 24, 2015 0 Comments
Magic Number 5: Nationals Are Done, Williams Is Done, Mets On Verge Of Clinching Division

Things could be worse… You could be the Houston Astros… Or the Washington Nationals. Like I tweeted out last night, I don’t care if we back in or if we bash down the front door, last night the Nationals lost and despite our listless play of late, the Mets magic number is down to five […]

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