Tag: Fred Wilpon

The Song Remains The Same

An article by posted on February 21, 2010 0 Comments

Yesterday, Mets owner Fred Wilpon met with reporters and responded to some questions. I was intrigued, but not surprised to this particular line of questioning: Q: An author said you were selling the team because of the Madoff scandal (Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 felonies involving a Ponzi scheme). Were those claims off-base? Wilpon: […]

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Jeff Wilpon Takes No Responsibility

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

With the 2009 season finally over, the rebuilding for 2010 officially has started.  Yesterday Jeff Wilpon along with Jerry Manuel and Omar Minaya had a press conference, discussing this horrible 2009 season and what to look forward to for the 2010 season. Later on in the afternoon/early evening Jeff Wilpon, Omar Minaya and Dave Howard […]

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A Fitting Gesture With A Sprinkle Of Hope?

An article by posted on October 2, 2009 0 Comments

As we reported yesterday, the Mets have announced that no tickets will go up in price next season for Citi Field, and that they will reduce season-ticket prices by 10 to 20 percent. They will also be reducing the number of gold level ticket games which put a premium on desirable matchups. That’s a fitting gesture […]

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Mets VP Calls Madoff Claims Outrageous And Grossly Irresponsible

An article by posted on September 1, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Erin Arvedlund, author of the book “Too Good To Be True”, appeared on FOX Business News and faced off against Mets VP of Business Operations, Dave Howard. Howard vehemently denied some of the charges that Arvedlund made in her book which claims that the Wilpons lost $700 million in the Madoff Ponzi scheme, and […]

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This Organization Is A Joke!

An article by posted on August 25, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday it came out that Johan Santana would miss his next start and go see a doctor for his ailing pitching elbow.  Another day and another Met injury no longer surprises me anymore with this Mickey Mouse organization but what does surprise me is that the Mets knew about this and did NOTHING!  Johan Santana […]

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Angels Should Be the Mets Blueprint

An article by posted on August 18, 2009 0 Comments

If you could come back as a fan of another baseball team, and could not choose the Mets obviously, who would you pick? The team I’d pick is a team I’d love to see the NY Mets begin modeling their franchise after. A Big market team, an energized fan base, a team built with speed, pitching, […]

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Almost Like It Was, 30 Years Ago

An article by posted on August 14, 2009 0 Comments

Winston Churchill said “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it”, and with the 2009 Mets that seems to the case. Come back in time with me 30 or so years. Its the late 1970′s. Mrs. Payson has died and left her beloved Mets to her daughter, Lorinda De Roulet, who […]

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I Urge The Wilpons To Spare Us Anymore Frustration

An article by posted on August 12, 2009 0 Comments

According to Matt Cerrone and Adam Rubin, Omar Minaya could be getting phased out in favor of John Ricco who is currently the Assistant GM of the Mets. They also speculate that there could be a swap of roles where Omar slips into a player development role, while Ricco becomes the front man. I’m no […]

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Omar, Any Respect I Had For You Is Gone!

An article by posted on July 28, 2009 0 Comments

Before you read any further I just want to make it clear that I have never, I repeat never inquired about getting a job with Player Development for the New York Mets. Yesterday Omar Minaya after what I am sure was an exhausting investigation into the Tony Bernazard situation finally announced that the Mets fired […]

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The Fred Wilpon Legacy

An article by posted on March 4, 2009

“There is a strange charm in the hope of a good legacy that wonderfully reduces the sorrow people otherwise may feel for the death of their relatives and friends” - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra                       Legacy. Each one of us will leave one behind when we leave this world, whether it be good or bad. For some […]

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