Tag: fans

MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

An article by posted on August 24, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Original: The Burden of Great Expectations

Writers like me tend to embrace subjects we call “evergreen.” This refers to topics that remain relevant for a good long time after they are published.  And today’s topic is one of those. This could have been written in March, when all the experts said the Nationals would win the division simply by throwing their […]

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An MMO Original: The Say-Hey Kid Comes Home

An article by posted on August 22, 2015 0 Comments
An MMO Original: The Say-Hey Kid Comes Home

As we all know, the Mets were created fill the gap left after the departure of the Giants and the Dodgers from the city of New York following the 1957 season. In the four year period before the advent of the Amazin’s, Gotham’s National League fans were left to follow their teams as best they […]

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Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

An article by posted on August 15, 2015 0 Comments
Ron Swoboda Makes The Catch

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. Kennedy’s idea was outlandish and considered completely and utterly impossible. However, on July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong set foot on the surface of the moon. […]

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MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Commish Glad To See Mets and Yanks In Playoff Hunt, Says Told You So On Wilpons

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred can feel the excitement in the city and said he’s thrilled to see both the Mets and Yankees in a playoff race this late in the season. “I have to say it’s a great thing for our game,” the MLB commissioner said Thursday. “In terms of our fans, to have two […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Ruben Tejada Has Solved the Mets SS Dilemma

An article by posted on August 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Ruben Tejada Has Solved the Mets SS Dilemma

An MMO Fan Shot by Patrick (TheMetropolitans) This past offseason, it was hard to find a single sports media outlet covering the Mets that didn’t mention the huge dilemma that was facing the team at shortstop. There was endless debate as to who to trade for, whether Wilmer Flores could handle the role, and how […]

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Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

Before I get into the point of this post I have to tell you about something that happened to me before last night’s game. We needed to pick up a few things in the way of snacks , beverages, beer, etc. because we were having my friend and his wife over to watch the Mets. […]

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Alderson: There Is No Deal, There Will Be No Deal

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson: There Is No Deal, There Will Be No Deal

I cannot believe what I’ve just heard. Mets GM Sandy Alderson just told reporters that the rumored Carlos Gomez deal is not a deal. “There is no deal and there will not be any deal,” Alderson said. Alderson repeatedly said that a deal has not and will not transpire. “Unfortunately social media got too far […]

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A Case Study On Driving Attendance

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
A Case Study On Driving Attendance

I don’t have a background in statistical analysis. Math wasn’t my most fluent subject in grade school. However, I find that it doesn’t take much to look at some statistical facts and draw some insights from them. Over the weekend, the Mets saw stronger attendance numbers than they had all season. Below is a list […]

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Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

An article by posted on July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Promote Conforto If Cuddyer Goes On DL

Ready or not here he comes… According to Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record, the Mets will promote their top prospect Michael Conforto if and when they place Michael Cuddyer on the disabled list. When this happens – and it could be this afternoon – expect lots of fanfare and a press conference with all the bells […]

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I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

An article by posted on July 21, 2015 0 Comments
I’ve Got An Ax To Grind

I’m sorry Mets fans, but what I’m about to tell you really has me beyond frustrated and I have this urgent need to vent. First, I want you to know, that in my 12 years of running this site, I have never sold my integrity for access to the team. And as a matter of […]

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