Tag: Tom Seaver

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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June 15, 1977: A Day That Will Live In Mets Infamy

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
June 15, 1977: A Day That Will Live In Mets Infamy

There are certain dates in our nation’s history when Americans remember exactly where they were and what they were doing. One day that stands out for Mets fans is June 15, 1977. That is a day in our history which will live in infamy. Tom Seaver, the face of the franchise, the heart and soul […]

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No Time Like The Present To Honor Our Past

An article by posted on May 23, 2015 0 Comments
No Time Like The Present To Honor Our Past

Ready? Set? Go!!! Quick. Name FIVE San Diego Padres to have their number retired. A few weeks back I needed to get recharged and drove one hour north of Las Vegas to Valley of Fire State Park. One of the many things to see amongst the 42,000 acres of red sandstone formations, shifting sand dunes […]

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MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Feature: Tom Seaver’s 19 Strikeout Classic Turns 45

On this day in Mets history, 45 years ago, Hall of Famer Tom Seaver tossed his 19-strikeout gem against the San Diego Padres and set the major league record with 10 straight strikeouts to end the game. It happened on April 22, 1970 and our own Stephen Hanks was there. Here is an article he […]

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