Tag: Dwight Gooden

Citi Field Is A-Changin’

An article by posted on November 24, 2009 0 Comments

Before 2009 turned into a nightmare year for the Mets, their fans we were excited.  Aaron Heilman was gone, the Mets signed K-Rod and added J.J. Putz to the bullpen and they were opening up a new ballpark.  For the final 2 seasons Shea Stadium saw the Mets playoff dreams evaporate on the last day […]

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The Shot Heard ‘Round Flushing

An article by posted on April 24, 2009 0 Comments

There are Hall of Famers and then there are others who put up solid numbers for an entire career. One particular player compiled a 289 career BA and 2715 hits over 22 years. These numbers are not worthy of enshrinement in Cooperstown but he was a solid, consistent player. He was an All-Star and once […]

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Thank You NY Post… Gooden’s Autograph Stays!

An article by posted on April 21, 2009 0 Comments

The NY Post is reporting that what began early yesterday morning after George Willis of the NY Post outed the Mets for insulting our beloved Doctor K, has ended in a complete about-face by the New York Mets. It all started when George Willis’ column in yesterday’s Post reported that the Mets planned to erase […]

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Mets Notes – Gooden Aftermath, 100 LOB? Mets Not The Worst

An article by posted on April 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets might have gotten the day off today, but the Mets blogosphere keeps churning. On top of the swell of angst building up over the Dwight Gooden autograph debacle, it’s good to see that most bloggers including Matt Cerrone, agree with our point of view this morning and not only keep the autograph, but even add […]

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Mets Want To Erase Doc Gooden

An article by posted on April 20, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets simply do not get it. After all the uproar in the media about how Citi Field seems more like a fitting tribute to the Brooklyn Dodgers as opposed to the New York Mets, the front office had an opportunity to alleviate some of those concerns and chose not to. George Willis of the […]

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Will The Mets Make It 31-17?

An article by posted on April 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have have a stellar 30-17 record in Opening Days in their 47 year history. Eleven of those wins came from Hall of Famer Tom “The Franchise” Seaver. What a stud! And let’s not forget Doctor K, Dwight Gooden, who won eight Opening Day contests himself. Maybe his nephew Gary Sheffield will help the […]

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Opening Day Brings Out The Kid In Us

An article by posted on April 5, 2009 0 Comments

Waking up on opening day of the baseball season has a similar feel for grown-ups as Christmas morning does for kids.  We greatly anticipate that first pitch, akin to a child rushing to tear open the presents.   We can’t wait to see if this particular year includes something we always wanted a World Championship […]

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Interview: Jeff Pearlman On 1986, 2009, K-Rod, Strawberry

An article by posted on December 16, 2008

 I spoke with author and Sports Illustrated journalist Jeff Pearlman, who wrote the New York Times best selling book on the New York Mets, “The Bad Guys Won”.  The book is a must read, a great gift for any Mets fan, and is available at Amazon.com. In the title of your book, “The Bad Guys Won”, who […]

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Big House Baseball League All –Stars

An article by posted on December 11, 2007

During my daily boredom induced web surfing, I came across yet another reason why being a Mets fan can sometimes be painful. As we all know, Michael Vick has just been sentenced to 23 months in prison. In “celebration” of that, Sports Illustrated (si.com) has put together a photo gallery of famous athletes who have […]

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