Tag: Ron Darling

Ron Darling: A Worthy Choice For A Noble Task

An article by posted on May 14, 2010 0 Comments

My Baseball Wish… If Bud Selig ever leaves his job as Commissioner of Major League Baseball, I wish that the powers that are behind that throne would send out a contract to Ron Darling offering him the job. A bit of history about Ron – born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a French Canadian Father and […]

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Keith and Ron Know Their Elton

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

I don’t know about you, but as a die-hard Elton John fan I was thrilled when during last night’s game against the Braves, Keith Hernandez mentioned the song “I’ve Seen That Movie Too,” an obscure number from Elton’s 1973 “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” album. (I believe it was during that conference on the mound where […]

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Ex-Met Hernandez, No Longer Livan’ In The High Life

An article by posted on October 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 has been a year to forget for, former-Met, Livan Hernandez from a personal standpoint. I had reported back in August that Hernandez was being sued over damage done to a rental car. Unfortunately, now the pitcher’s troubles have hit closer to home…literally. Robert Snell at the Detroit News, who also broke the two IRS […]

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Could It Be The End Of An Era on SNY?

An article by posted on October 6, 2009 0 Comments

Bob Raissman of the New York Daily News is reporting that there is some speculation going around that the SNY announce trio may not be back in full next season. Raissman, who always does a stellar job covering the network, reveals that there are some rumblings going around that Keith Hernandez may not be back […]

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Now Playing: The Comedy Team Of Gary, Keith And Ron

An article by posted on September 30, 2009 0 Comments

With the Mets eliminated from playoff contention for what seems like months, it comes as no surprise that fans have been turning their interests to football and season premieres of awful reality shows.  There are no personal milestones for Mets players to achieve, no spoiling of other teams’ playoff chances and no promising rookies to […]

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August 16, 1987: Mets Score Club Record 23 Runs

An article by posted on August 16, 2009 0 Comments

It was 22 years ago today on a lazy Sunday afternoon at Wrigley Field in Chicago.  The Mets were battling the St. Louis Cardinals for the division title and needed to win the finale of their four-game series against the Cubs after being defeated in the first three games.  They were in the throes of […]

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Fans And Broadcasters

An article by posted on August 11, 2009 0 Comments

A few weeks ago I made post here about legendary Met broadcaster Ralph Kiner. After reading the responses to that post, it was obvious that I had struck a nerve. No matter which team you happen follow, you establish a bond between yourself and the voices covering your team. With that in mind, today’s post […]

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Who’s Up For Some Subway Foot Longs?

An article by posted on May 28, 2009 0 Comments

Is it just me, or did you also wake up with a craving for a Subways meatball sub this morning? Step aside Jared, Subways has a new spokesman and his name is Daniel Murphy. Last night, Murphy sold more five-dollar foot longs than Jared has in the last 12 months. With the score tied 3-3, […]

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Book Review: The Complete Game – Win A Free Copy

An article by posted on April 11, 2009 0 Comments
Book Review: The Complete Game – Win A Free Copy

Every year more than dozen new baseball books hit the shelf at this time of the year. If you only have time to read one, then let me suggest Ron Darling’s new book entitled “The Complete Game”. The book is a wonderful look into the life of a major league pitcher. Darling includes his own […]

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Update: Pedro Still Tops Our Poll For Fifth Starter

An article by posted on March 9, 2009

On Saturday we ran a poll… Who Should Be The Mets Number 5 Starter? We have registered over one hundred additional votes since yesterday, and Pedro’s numbers continue to rise. Pedro now stands at 59% with 262 votes, followed by Tim Redding in second place with 19% and 83 votes. Today, Ron Darling said that the thing that […]

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