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Anna Benson Still Dissing the Mets

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

It’s been a while since Anna Benson was relevant around these parts. Mrs. Kris Benson has been off the radar since her husband’s career was derailed after 2006 due to injury. We all know that Anna wasn’t too pleased when the Mets traded Kris after the 2005 season. It was mainly because of her, due [...]

Lenny Dykstra’s Odd Twitter Plea

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Just when you think Lenny Dykstra‘s life has hit rock bottom there is another story that takes the cake. You know by now the story that Dykstra was supposed to fight Jose Canseco in a celebrity boxing match, but failed to show up saying “he never agreed to anything.” This despite the fact he was talking trash to [...]

In Case You Missed It: My Review of Moneyball The Movie

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Moneyball The Movie opens up in theaters today. I had a chance to preview the film on Tuesday. Check out my review below which I originally ran on Sports Media Watchdog Moneyball  the movie opens up this Friday, September 23rd. I was able to get an advanced screening last night at the Regal E-Walk in Manhattan. Moneyball delivers [...]

Watch: Old School Baseball Video Game

Saturday, August 27th, 2011

I thought this would bring back some memories for those that grew up playing the original Nintendo baseball games. First, check out this rare commercial for RBI Baseball. Remember that game? Remember this silliness. This is pretty funny too.  

Watch: Moneyball Trailer

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Which Yankees Will Appear on Entourage?

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

The hit HBO series “Entourage” will launch its eighth and final season this summer. According to reports there will be two members of the New York Yankees making appearances. I have watched this episode since its debut, and I don’t believe any members of the Mets or Yankees have made an appearance, although Vince (Adrian [...]

Watch: Preview of “The Franchise” on Showtime

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Showtime will air a 30-minute sneak preview of “The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants,” its new documentary on Wednesday, April 13th at 9:30 PM ET/PT. Watching the trailer has piqued my interest. The MLB Network did a decent job with similar shows. There was one last year about the Chicago White Sox [...]

Moneyball Movie Review: “I Loved It and I Didn’t Expect To”

Friday, March 25th, 2011

I have been anticipating the release of the movie “Moneyball,” which should hit the theatres on September 23rd of this year. Over at a site called Hollywood Extra (assist to BBTF), there is a lenghty review by Jeffrey Wells. I am a fan of the classic baseball movies - Major League, Field of Dreams,  Bull [...]

Bobby V Brings His Zen to the Movies

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Big league manager, ESPN analyst, Director of Public Safety, and now movie producer can be used to describe the roles of Bobby Valentine. I found out yesterday via Andrew Muscato- who produced the ESPN documentary “The Zen of Bobby V-” that he and Valentine recently announced the creation of Makuhari Media, a film production company. [...]

Watch: Summer of ’86

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

On Sunday MSG’s Fran Healy joined me to discuss the upcoming four part series about the 1986 Mets. It starts tonight at 10pm, and Wednesday through Friday at 10:30 PM. Here are some quotes from former Mets players: Darryl Strawberry: “We were gettin drunk, we would drink and pass out, and then we would wake [...]

Canseco Challenges A-Rod to HR Hitting Contest

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

I am challenging Alex Rodriguez to a home run competition all the monies will go to charityless than a minute ago via TweetCasterJose CansecoJoseCanseco If you are on the East Coast and can’t sleep, stick around Twitter and Jose Canseco will usually pop up to entertain the masses in the wee hours of the morning. [...]

Review of “Time in the Minors”

Monday, December 27th, 2010

I am a big fan of independent film as I can admire the work, money, and time that is required to create something for broadcast. We have discussed various projects on this site such as Playing for Peanuts, The Joy of Sox, The Emerald Diamond, and Touching the Game: Alaska. I recently reviewed another great [...]

The House of Steinbrenner

Friday, September 24th, 2010

I had a chance to finally watch ESPN’s 30 for 30 on George Steinbrenner. “The House of Steinbrenner” was well done, and it wasn’t just the usual look at the Boss. You got to see fans reaction at the final home game at Yankee Stadium, and a look at Hal Steinbrenner. Hal has been the [...]

What Kept the Fans Away?

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

So why did Yankee Stadium, despite officially being a sellout, look like a mid-May game against Kansas City? Jeff Passan answers that question over at Yahoo. As of 11:30 this morning there still were tickets available for Game 2. Could the baseball bubble be about to burst here in New York? If the Yankees, owners [...]

“Yankee Bowl” Becoming Increasingly Possible

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Pete Thamel of the NY Times writes that the “potential of a college football bowl game being played at Yankee Stadium in 2010 is nudging closer to reality.” It appears that there are talks with the Big East and Big 12 to have an annual game the week between Christmas and New Years. It seems [...]