Tag: Tom Seaver

Heroes of 1969: Ron Swoboda, The Heart Of A Lion

An article by posted on May 20, 2009 0 Comments

2009 marks the 40 year anniversary of our first World Championship. With today’s article and continuing through the summer I will pay tribute to some of the heroes of that 69 team. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged America. He insisted that by the end of the decade, we put a man on the […]

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Addition By Subtraction: The Oliver Perez Dilemma

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

What a difference a week and a half can make. Just ten days ago, we were all throwing stones, pointing fingers and placing blame. Omar should be fired. Wright should be traded. Delgado should be benched. Reyes should stop smiling so much. Things seemingly have changed almost overnight. The same team that was 10-13 and […]

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Look! Shea Stadium Bases, Home Plate, Pitchers Mound

An article by posted on May 11, 2009 0 Comments

Check out these great tributes to Shea Stadium that are located in the parking lot of Citi Field. These gorgeous plaques mark the spots of first base, second base, third base, home plate and the pitchers mound at Shea Stadium. Nice job by the Wilpons for preserving a little bit of our former and much […]

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Is Johan Santana Besting 1969 Tom Seaver?

An article by posted on May 7, 2009 0 Comments

Ask any Mets fan who the greatest pitcher in franchise history is, and without hesitation they’ll say Tom Seaver. Ask that same fan what season was Seaver’s greatest and most likely they’ll say it was 1969 when he compiled a 25-7 record while leading the Mets to their first World Series title. After being treated […]

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This Is Going To Be Fun – Who Will Be The First?

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

Here are just a few of things the Mets and New York have planned for tonight’s Home Opener at Citi Field. 1. The Empire State Building will be lit up in honor of the Mets tonight and feature the team colors, blue and orange, to mark the special occasion. Look for the awesome spectacle to begin […]

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Will The Mets Make It 31-17?

An article by posted on April 6, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have have a stellar 30-17 record in Opening Days in their 47 year history. Eleven of those wins came from Hall of Famer Tom “The Franchise” Seaver. What a stud! And let’s not forget Doctor K, Dwight Gooden, who won eight Opening Day contests himself. Maybe his nephew Gary Sheffield will help the […]

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In 2008, The Mets Lost One Of Their True Heroes

An article by posted on December 28, 2008

On January 14th, 2008, the Mets family lost right-handed pitcher Don Cardwell. Don was instrumental in helping the Mets win the division in 1969 when the Miracle Mets went on to win the World Series. During that all important stretch run when the Mets were battling the Chicago Cubs for first place, Cardwell stepped up […]

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All the Fans Stay True to the Orange and Blue

An article by posted on May 23, 2008

"The Mets have shown me more ways to lose than I even knew existed." Casey Stenegel said this more than 40 years ago, and it rings so true today. This season, we’ve probably seen the Mets lose in every possible way, plus a few additions. The Mets are currently going through a rough patch. In April, we weren’t really worried […]

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