Tag: Tom Seaver

Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

An article by posted on September 14, 2016 0 Comments
Familia Falters, But Mets Stand Their Ground In Wild Card Hunt

Daniel Murphy started a ninth inning rally for the Nationals, but destiny was on the barrel of rookie T.J. Rivera’s bat, as he launched a tie breaking solo shot in the top of the 10th to keep the Mets in sole possession of the second wild card spot. The native New Yorker accounted for three of […]

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Syndergaard Ties Seaver, Has Third-Most Homers by Pitcher in Mets History

An article by posted on August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Ties Seaver, Has Third-Most Homers by Pitcher in Mets History

GET THIS EXCLUSIVE CARD HERE! Noah Syndergaard is the embodiment of the #PitchersWhoRake hashtag that anti-DHers love to use. And it’s rapidly moving “Thor” up the ranks in the Mets’ history books. Syndergaard’s two-run shot against the Diamondbacks last night made him the first pitcher in the majors this season to hit three home runs. […]

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Tom Seaver’s Wife Outraged Over Absence Of Statue

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
Tom Seaver’s Wife Outraged Over Absence Of Statue

Nancy Seaver, the wife of Mets legendary pitcher, Tom Seaver is up in arms over the fact that the team never built a statue honoring her husband at Citi Field. Back in 2009 when Citi Field opened it’s doors there was much talk over the organization making sure to keep their history intact for all […]

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A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

An article by posted on June 19, 2016 0 Comments
A Father’s Day Tale: Heroes Don’t Always Hit Home Runs

It was my first baseball game. And it was almost my last. In the summer of 1972 I was pushing Tonka trucks around the floor in a one bedroom apartment in The Bronx. I noted the wide range of emotions my Dad went through watching a 2 ½ hour baseball game. Happiness, frustration, cheering, despair. […]

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Noah Syndergaard Named NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Named NL Player of the Week

Noah Syndergaard was named the National League Player of the Week for the week of May 16-22. He went 2-0 and didn’t allow an earned run over 14.0 innings, didn’t issue a walk and struck out 21. Syndergaard is just the fourth major leaguer to have consecutive starts without allowing an earned run or a walk […]

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MMO Hall of Fame: Tug McGraw Believed When No One Else Did

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Hall of Fame: Tug McGraw Believed When No One Else Did

Someone once said “A baseball team is a living breathing thing.” If that’s true, Tom Seaver is our heart, Gil Hodges our brain, Gary Carter our lungs (he breathed life into the Mets in Game 6), Bob Murphy our voice, Keith Hernandez our eyes. And Tug McGraw? Tug would be our spirit. America has changed […]

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Mike Piazza To Serve As Guest Instructor At Mets Camp

An article by posted on February 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mike Piazza To Serve As Guest Instructor At Mets Camp

According to a report by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mike Piazza will serve as a guest instructor for the Mets during spring training camp at Port St. Lucie. Joining Piazza as guest instructors will be former Mets closer John Franco and MLB inclusion ambassador Billy Bean. Piazza, who was elected into the Hall […]

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Mets To Retire Mike Piazza’s No. 31 This Summer At Citi Field

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Retire Mike Piazza’s No. 31 This Summer At Citi Field

The New York Mets today announced they will retire Mike Piazza’s #31 uniform number Saturday night, July 30 at 6:30 p.m. before the Mets host the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field. Tickets are on sale now at Mets.com/Piazza or by calling (718) 507-TIXX. The Mets will commemorate the Hall of Fame career of the legendary […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An article by posted on January 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Where Does Piazza Rank Among The Greatest Catchers Of All Time

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love The arc of the baseball universe is long, but it bends towards justice.  And so, Mike Piazza, a true superstar, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fourth attempt.  Piazza’s failure to muster the requisite 75% of votes his first three years on the ballot was […]

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MMO Flashback: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

An article by posted on December 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: The Keith Hernandez Trade and Me

In the spirit of the Holiday Season, I’m resurrecting some of our favorite articles from 11 years of writing about the New York Mets on MMO. That’s the wonderful thing about all the original articles we post on Metsmerized Online… that we can go back from time to time and enjoy so many of these […]

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Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

An article by posted on June 21, 2015 0 Comments
Sometimes There IS Crying in Baseball

I looked up at my parents. My mom gripped my dad’s arm, patting his back lovingly. My dad stood, gazing down, dabbing his eyes. My family made the somber journey to the cemetery on Long Island a few times during the year, usually around the Jewish holidays and always on Father’s Day. I followed my father’s […]

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