Quantum physics states that everything is made up of energy—simply stated, all physical reality is energy which is in constant motion. The chair you are sitting on and the cup you are drinking out of can be broken down to it’s simplest form—energy. Our thoughts are no different. They also give off energy. Scientists are actually able to measure the frequency of our thoughts and have found that positive thoughts give off more energy than […]
Below are several memorable moments during Mike Piazza’s Mets tenure. May 22, 1998 – Acquired by the Mets from the Florida Marlins in exchange for minor leaguers Preston Wilson, Ed Yarnall and Geoff Goetz. May 23, 1998 – Makes his Mets debut at Shea Stadium, going 1-4 with an RBI double in a 3-0 win over Milwaukee. June 1, 1998 – Belts his first home run in a Mets uniform at Pittsburgh off Jason Schmidt. September 14, 1998 – […]
Here is a story I wrote for The Tablet newspaper of the Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y. We will always remember Mike Piazza‘s “Healing Power of a Swing,” but it turns out the Braves’ pitcher that surrendered the home run, Steve Karsay, grew up just 15 minutes from Shea Stadium. Here’s what Karsay had to say about that whole experience. Originally published in The Tablet newspaper. No one will soon forget how our nation was devastated […]
By the time I arrived at Shea Stadium in mid-June, a Dwight Gooden start had become a New York event. I had been watching Gooden baffle opponents on television over the first two months of the 1985 season. The first month he shut out the Philadelphia Phillies twice and the Cincinnati Reds. From May and early June he pitched into the seventh inning in all seven of his starts. He was four days younger than […]
In celebration of Father’s Day, Metsmerized Online takes a look at the most memorable Mets-related Father’s Day games in team history. On June 20, 1964 Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jim Bunning threw a perfect game against the New York Mets in the second game of a doubleheader at Shea Stadium. With his wife and children in the stands, here’s what happened … By the eighth inning 32,904 Mets fans were cheering for the Philadelphia Phillies, […]
With Mother’s Day upon us I started to reminisce about so many times that my mother has made a huge impact in my life. She has always been my biggest supporter and when it came to the Mets she knew how important it was to instill the love of this team in our lives. She made sure that we were at almost every home weekend game in the early 1980’s. Shea Stadium was kind of […]
I was walking around the mall yesterday with my wife, trying to get her to go into labor with our second child (first son). They say walking is good for kick-starting the labor process at this point, and as we were walking around, I decided to duck into the sports memorabilia store. I was pacing through the store, looking at the autographs of all the great players hanging on the wall, and I came across a beautiful autographed picture of Gary Carter. […]
This is a bittersweet moment for me, as this is my last column on MetsMerized, at least as it stands now. I’m moving on to pursue another opportunity that includes covering the Mets, so I’ll still be involved in the scene. But I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Joe, the other staff writers and all of you readers who made the last 15 months or so an absolute pleasure for me. I know […]
When one thinks back to the Mets of the 1960’s and 70’s, certain images come to mind: Casey, Tom Seaver, Tug pounding his glove on his leg, black cats, Miracles, fans ripping up the field and so forth. Off the field, however, there were others who were just as much a part of Shea Stadium folklore. One such Mets icon was organist Jane Jarvis. Miss Jarvis died a few days ago in Englewood, NJ. Just […]
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