Tag: fans

Madoff Stole $700 Million From Wilpon!

An article by posted on July 14, 2009 0 Comments

Mets beat writer Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post reported a little while ago in his blog that Bernie Madoff stole $700 million from the Wilpons.  That is a lot higher than the originally reported $300 million that the Wilpon’s allegedly lost.  Since the scandal broke late last year the Wilpons have not publicly […]

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Meet The Newest Met: Jeff Francoeur

An article by posted on July 11, 2009 0 Comments

As you’re all well aware, Jeff Francoeur will be the Mets new everyday rightfielder.  The reaction on this site and all over the blogosphere has been quite vocal, to say the least.  I have noticed a share of fans panning the deal, despite the fact that Francoeur has yet to play his first game in […]

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Met Fans: Omar Has Failed Us

An article by posted on July 7, 2009 0 Comments

I know it sounds like bad dialogue out of a comic book or a Michael Bay movie but it is unfortunately true.  Omar over the last couple of years seemed to be the “Teflon GM.”  The last 2 seasons we have witnessed the Mets collapse and miss going into the playoffs by one game.  Omar […]

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Heroes Of 1969: Tommie Agee-Willing To Run Through Walls

An article by posted on July 6, 2009 0 Comments

The date was Monday, January 22, 2001. The weather in New York was brisk. The Twin Towers stood proud and dominated the skyline. The city was just three months removed from the first Subway Series in over four decades and Baseball Fever still filled the air. In midtown Manhattan, a 58 year old African American […]

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2009 Season: Omar’s Plan Went Bust

An article by posted on July 1, 2009 0 Comments

When we look back at the 2009 Met season, we will remember it as the year of injuries. The amount of injuries to hit this ballclub before the All Star Break is simply incredible. Met fans, the press, and Gary Cohen are all imploring G.M. Omar Minaya to make some sort of deal. I am […]

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June 30, 2000: 10-Run Rally Capped By Piazza Blast

An article by posted on June 30, 2009 0 Comments

It was the year 2000.  The Y2K scare had come and gone.  Music fans were wondering who let the dogs out.  Mets fans were still cursing out Kenny Rogers for ball four.  The nemesis of the day wore a tomahawk on his chest. The Braves were the Mets’ chief rivals in 1999 and 2000.  The […]

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The Verdict Is In On Beltran… He’s Okay!

An article by posted on June 30, 2009 0 Comments

You can all breathe easier Mets fans, as our good friend Adam Rubin of the Daily News reports the following… Carlos Beltran’s trip to Vail, Colo., provided a reassuring diagnosis, a source familiar with the examination told the Daily News. Dr. Richard Steadman, who examined Beltran on Monday, agreed with the team medical staff’s assessment […]

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Ollie Pitches Five Scoreless Against Class-A Renegades

An article by posted on June 28, 2009 0 Comments

Break out the champagne Mets fans, Oliver Perez pitched five scoreless innings this afternoon..  Oliver Perez started for the Class-A (short season) Brooklyn Cyclones today and beat the Hudson Valley Renegades Perez allowed no runs on two hits in five innings pitched. He walked one batter and struck out six while throwing 72 pitches. The […]

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Should SNY Have A Kiner’s Korner Klassics?

An article by posted on June 27, 2009 0 Comments

Recently, my colleague Gregg (Gregga) posted a fine piece on Ralph Kiner.  In it, he mentioned how Mr. Kiner still provides excellent insight and colorful stories about players past and present, despite being a young man of 86 years of age.  Seeing Mr. Kiner on SNY this past Thursday brought back memories of my youth.  […]

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Barack, Bellies and Baseball

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

For one night this summer, the Brooklyn Cyclones will be transformed into the Baracklyn Cyclones, honoring the 44th President of the United States with a night of patriotic partying at the ballpark. The landmark game will take place on Tuesday, June 23rd – the “Inaugural Tuesday” of the 2009 New York-Penn League season – and […]

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