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Watch: Remembering the 1962 Mets

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

The Mets officially became 50-years old earlier today. On April 11th, 1962 they played the first-ever game in team history, an 11-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.  Appropriately, the Mets celebrated that sloppy debut with an equally sloppy 4-0 defeat to Washington earlier today. Nonetheless, here is a short video to commemorate the birthday [...]

Top 10 Best Mets Postional Player Seasons

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Let’s continue with more historical lists as I have compiled, in my opinion, the top 10 best positional player seasons in Mets history. I used pure numbers, as well as the value the individual had to the team in that particular season. I also valued position played, and their contribution on the defensive side. 1. [...]

Listen: Bob Sikes on the 80′s Mets

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Former assistant trainer for the Mets Bob Sikes joined me on last night’s show. Bob was part of the organization from 1985-1991, and blogs about it over at his site Getting Paid to Watch. Last night he joined me to discuss the current teams handling of injuries, as well as some of his memories of [...]

Are the 88′ Mets the Best Staff Ever?

Monday, December 28th, 2009

I was perusing some of my favorite sites yesterday when I came across a post by Steve Lombardi of Was Watching. He was talking about the possibility the Yankees will have 5 pitchers with 130+ strikeouts in the same season. It got me to thinking about historic pitching staffs and what’s the best all time [...]

Recap of 69′ Celebration

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

I had the opportunity to attend the Mets 1969 celebration on Saturday night. My seats are in section 425, row two, and right above one of the small scoreboards. This type of celebration isn’t new since four years ago I went to 86′ night. Overall, I thought the Mets did a decent job bringing the [...]

Please Don’t Stop the Music

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

I get the inability to put a fixed timetable on the return of Jose Reyes, of Carlos Beltran, of Carlos Delgado. They are individuals looking to recover from injuries. But how are the Mets unable to put a fixed timetable on their own eighth inning sing-a-long contest? Now, more than ever, Mets fans need music [...]

Nats on 1962 Mets Pace

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Bill Chuck of Billy-Ball.com pointed out in his latest newsletter that the Washington Nationals are on pace with the infamous 1962 Mets. After last night the Nats are now one game better (13-35) than what the Mets were (12-36) in 1962. If you remember, the Detroit Tigers were on a similar bad pace in 2003. [...]

Best of Dana Brand

Friday, July 25th, 2008

We look back at Dana Brand, author of Mets Fan Book, and his best from 2007. Included are Dana’s perspective on the Subway Series, Ralph Kiner Night, Gil Hodgers, and the 1 hour feature interview during the release of his book. This is a broadcast that was aired while the show was featured on Gotham [...]

Gary, Keith, and Ron

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Lynn Cohen, head of garykeithandron.com will talk about her new charity, great moments in her husband Gary’s broadcasting career, and why the guys have such great chemistry. During the second half hour New Orleans Zephyrs broadcaster Tim Grubbs will talk about the Mets AAA team. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

From First to Worst: NY Mets 1973 - 1977

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Author Jacob Kanarek joins Mike to discuss the upcoming release of his book: From First to Worst, The New York Mets 1973 to 1977. Dana Brand, author of Mets Fan Book, gives the preamble to the segment. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN