Tag: Midnight Massacre

Happy Haunting, Mets Fans!

An article by posted on October 31, 2013 0 Comments
Happy Haunting, Mets Fans!

The New York Mets have provided their fans with plenty of frights and terrifying moments over their 52 year history. Some of those moments still raise the hairs on the backs of our necks whenever we think about them. If we were to compile some of them and put them into some sort of order, […]

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The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

An article by posted on December 5, 2011 0 Comments
The Two Hours Before Midnight Massacre

In case you fell asleep early last night and haven’t been reading any of the other countless posts on the topic here at MMO, I have some sad news to report. A little over two hours before midnight, it was revealed that Jose Reyes decided to accept the Marlins’ latest contract offer of six years […]

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The Midnight Massacre Resurrected

An article by posted on January 24, 2011 0 Comments
The Midnight Massacre Resurrected

Shannon over at Mets Police posted the Dick Young column from the June 15, 1977 edition of the Daily News (sorry no link) that many still call the precursor to the infamous trade that sent Tom Seaver to the Cincinnati Reds for a package that included Pat Zachry, Steve Henderson, Doug Flynn, and Dan Norman. Here is […]

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Nice Guys Finish Last…And That’s Where We’re Heading

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

It was June 15, 1977 when the Mets were sent into a tailspin that would last almost a decade. ‘The Franchise’ was traded to Cincinnati for 5 players who were basically scrubs. After what became known as The Midnight Massacre the Mets proceeded to average 96 losses for the next 7 years. It was 6 […]

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A Mets “Magic Moment” Turns 30

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

The date June 14th, as a sports fan, holds significance for me personally.  Sixteen years ago today, the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in a seven game series on home ice to end their then-54 year Stanley Cup drought.  I always remember dancing in the streets (literally) by Madison Square Garden with fellow […]

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