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Win VIP Admission to See Knuckleball!

Monday, April 16th, 2012

As I mentioned during last night’s radio program, I am giving away a free VIP admission to the baseball documentary Knuckleball! The winner and a guest will sit in a special reserved section at the premiere and receive a signed movie poster by R.A. Dickey, Tim Wakefield, Charlie Hough, and Jim Bouton. The first person […]

Give the Gift of the New York Baseball…For Free!

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

I have worked with Notice Software, the company that produces app, to create a couple of updates. In case you don’t know, I have an app for the iPhone, Droid, and iPad that allows you to connect with the website, radio show, and a new “Best of NYBD and Mike Silva” app. You can click […]

How to Connect With NYBD: App, iTunes, RSS Feed

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Although we have been around a while I find its always helpful to remind the readers of ways you can connect with this continously growing site. First, you can save the main RSS Feed by subscribing here. Are you aware there is a weekly radio show/podcast. Whether its my home brewed podcast, or an appearance […]

Tim Byrdak Entrance Song Winner Is…

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Thunderstruck by AC/DC The first one to submit that was Paul Serzan so he will be receiving an autographed ball courtesy of Tim Byrdak. Congrats Paul! I had a brief exchange with Tim last night and he was thankful for the volume of interest in the contest. We had 496 entries in the five days […]

Howard Megdal Joins The Journal News Mets Blog

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

I wanted to let everyone know that our good friend, and NYBD contributor, Howard Megdal will be running the Mets Blog over at the Journal News. Howard will still be doing his work at the Perpetual Post, ESPN, MLB Trade Rumors, and Capital New York. He will also be contributing here at NYBD as well. […]

Vote: Tim Byrdak Entrance Song Contest

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

During last night’s show I announced a fun contest we are sponsoring here at NYBD. In January, new Mets reliever Tim Byrdak appeared on 1240 AM WGBB with me. I asked him what his entrance music was during his time in Houston, and he informed us that he didn’t have one. As a result, he’s […]

Jeff Nelson, Joe McEwing Nominated for Irish American HOF

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Each year, Foley’s NY Pub & Restaurant Recognizes Players, Executives, Journalists and Entertainers of Irish Descent. There are a ton of New York luminaries up for nomination in 2011, including former Yankees reliever Jeff Nelson and former Mets utility man Joe McEwing. Other recognizable names from the New York baseball landscape include Wee Willie Keeler […]

Williams and Marichal Conduct Baseball Clinics

Monday, February 7th, 2011

I was informed of a pretty interesting event courtesy of Time Warner Cable that I wanted to share with the New York fans: Bernie Williams and Juan Marichal conducted baseball clinics with the Inwood Little League kids, distributed autographed baseballs and delivered remarks about Time Warner Cable’s donation to the Inwood Little League, which included […]

Message to NYBD Smartphone App Users

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

If you are using the NYBD App for iPhone, Droid, or Blackberry you may get the following message when you click “play” to listen to an audio: 404 Page Not Found. Sorry, we could not find the page you requested. You might find what you are looking for by going to our home page or […]

Fantasy Baseball League Opening

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Loyal reader Stu B has asked me to let everyone know that there is an opening in his competitive fantasy baseball league This is from their constitution, and it sums up the league’s structure and keeper rules… “There shall be 12 Rotisserie Teams, each of which shall select 23 players from the following 15 Major […]