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Gary Cohen Finalist For Ford C. Frick Award

An article by posted on November 7, 2016 0 Comments
Gary Cohen Finalist For Ford C. Frick Award

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, Mets announcer Gary Cohen is one of the finalists for the Ford C. Frick award. The award is for excellence in baseball broadcasting. No doubt Cohen got nominated for his excellent calling of Bartolo Colon‘s home run in San Diego. The other finalists are Jacques Doucet, Ken Harrelson, Pat […]

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World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

An article by posted on October 31, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Ratings Better Than Football’s Ratings

Over the course of the past few months, there have been some debate as to what is causing the decline in NFL television ratings.  There have been many different scenarios discussed from the presidential election to player’s protesting to the decline in the overall product on the field.  One factor that hasn’t been discussed at […]

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Curtis Granderson Winner of 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on October 28, 2016 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Winner of 2016 Roberto Clemente Award

Congratulations to New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson who was just named the recipient of the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award. “Curtis Granderson is an outstanding ambassador for our game and a positive role model for kids,” Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “His commitment to the many communities that have touched his life […]

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Mets Jump 20 Spots in ESPN’s Ultimate Standings

An article by posted on October 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Jump 20 Spots in ESPN’s Ultimate Standings

For the past 13 years, ESPN has ranked all 122 sports franchises from best to worst according to fan votes. The Mets rose up 20 spots to 82nd overall and 21st in Major League baseball. Atop the list in baseball is the Kansas City Royals (9th overall) and on the bottom is the Oakland Athletics […]

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The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

An article by posted on October 20, 2016 0 Comments
The Best Last Plane Ride Ever

James Blagden is an awesome illustrator and baseball fan.  He takes real accounts of events that occurred in baseball history (example: Dock Ellis talking about throwing a no-hitter while on LSD) and animates it with the narration being heard in the background.  He used his unique talent to capture the flight back to New York […]

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Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

An article by posted on October 18, 2016 0 Comments
Tebow Picks Up His First AFL Hit on Tuesday

Mets outfielder Tim Tebow finally picked up his first hit in the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday night, going 1-for-4 with two strikeouts while hitting into a double play. Tebow stroked a single to left field and is now 1-for-16 in five AFL games with eight strikeouts. It was the first time Tebow hit a ball to […]

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Time For the Six-Man Rotation

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
Time For the Six-Man Rotation

One of the most famous lines in baseball history was Spahn and Sain and pray for rain, a reference to the superiority of the top two pitchers in the four-man rotation of the 1948 Boston Braves. Many young fans are unaware that until the late 1960s and early 1970s most teams went with a four […]

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ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
ESPN’s Keith Law Blasts Tim Tebow

Prospect Analyst Keith Law didn’t mince any words in his latest ESPN Insider article in which he completely obliterates the Mets for sending Tim Tebow to the Arizona Fall League and making a mockery of it. After getting a first hand look at Tebow while scouting the league, he offers this biting criticism: Tebow the […]

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Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Buy Low 2016 Offseason Edition

Most fans of baseball probably enjoy the sport for the game itself. Myself, I’m a little bit of an oddball, I follow baseball because I find the business of baseball to be fascinating. There is no other major sport where the individual contributions of each player is as important as baseball’s. In football, soccer and […]

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2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

An article by posted on October 13, 2016 0 Comments
2017 Could Be Terry Collins’ Final Year As Mets Manager

Two weeks ago it was announced the Mets were returning their entire coaching staff for the 2017 season. As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports, Terry Collins confirmed it could be the last rodeo for him as he may retire after the 2017 season. When Collins signed his two year contract extension last offseason it […]

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