Tag: Gary Carter

So You Think You Know The Mets: Enemy Combatants

An article by posted on 21/02/2017 0 Comments
So You Think You Know The Mets: Enemy Combatants

So who do you think of when you read the term “Mets Killers” which players come to mind? That particular information will serve you useful today as we veer into a new lane of traffic in today’s So You Think You Know The Mets quiz. Think of all those players who so often crushed our […]

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Remembering Gary “Kid” Carter

An article by posted on 16/02/2017 0 Comments
Remembering Gary “Kid” Carter

Five years ago today, this world lost an amazing person. Known not just as a great ball player but an even better man, Gary Carter lost his battle with brain cancer on February 16, 2012. Given the nickname “The Kid” for his shear joy of the game, Carter was known for his big infectious smile […]

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Remembering Gary Carter…

An article by posted on 16/02/2016 0 Comments
Remembering Gary Carter…

Remembering Gary Carter on the four year anniversary of his death. He was a great baseball player, a tremendous family man, and the best friend anyone could ever have. Most of all, he will always be remembered as The Kid to all who knew him because of his passion and enthusiasm for life and for […]

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A Bag of Balls, A Lot of Questions

An article by posted on 13/10/2014 0 Comments
A Bag of Balls, A Lot of Questions

Former New York Mets catcher Ed Hearn says he has a bag of baseballs in his cellar. They are all from 1986; all from the National League Championship Series; all evidence that Michael Warren Scott cheated. The rumors started long before the NLCS. In May 1985, during one of Scott’s starts at Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs first baseman Leon Durham found a piece […]

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The Importance Of Securing An Elite Catcher

An article by posted on 06/10/2014 0 Comments
The Importance Of Securing An Elite Catcher

Scarcity: the state of being scarce or in short supply. Scarcity is when you don’t have enough of something you really need, like clean socks and pomegranates – there never seem to be enough pomegranates around when you need them. Pomegranates are a damned delicious fruit … especially if you don’t mind seeds stuck in […]

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25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

An article by posted on 27/09/2014 0 Comments
25 Years Ago: The Co-Captains’ Final Game At Shea Becomes The Undercard

On Thursday, the captain of the New York Yankees played his final game in front of his home fans.  He ended the game in memorable fashion, by delivering a walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Twenty-five years ago today, the New York Mets were bidding adieu to their co-captains, who were playing […]

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MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

An article by posted on 04/09/2014 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Changing The Dynamic, One Catcher At A Time

Former Mets catcher and future Hall of Famer Mike Piazza turns 46 years old today. We’ve written dozens of great articles about Mike over the years, and after searching our archives I found one I think you will all like. So please enjoy this article by Taryn “The Coop” Cooper, originally published in March of […]

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Mets Shorts: Kiner’s Korner, Casey at the Bat, Speed Swag

An article by posted on 12/02/2014 0 Comments
Mets Shorts: Kiner’s Korner, Casey at the Bat, Speed Swag

Adam Rubin spoke to a Mets official who definitely left the impression the team will do something special to honor Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner, who contributed to Mets telecasts all the way until his death at age 91 last week. The source didn’t reveal any details as to if the Mets would wear a […]

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What Would The 1986 Mets Be Making In Today’s Dollars?

An article by posted on 19/01/2014 0 Comments
What Would The 1986 Mets Be Making In Today’s Dollars?

Baseball-Reference.com has a pretty cool feature where you can translate a player’s salary for any particular year into current year dollars. I was curious, so I wanted to see how much the 1986 Mets would be paid in 2013 dollars. This just goes to show how much money has flowed into the game since then… […]

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Mets Historic Second Round Picks

An article by posted on 05/01/2014 24 Comments
Mets Historic Second Round Picks

While 66% of First Round picks in the June draft chosen by the Mets reached the majors, only 44% of Second Round picks made it to the show (22 of 50 – 2 picks did not sign and made it to the majors after signing elsewhere). Of the 13 picks the Mets have made since […]

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