Archive for March, 2009

METS NEWS AND SOME VIEWS

By at 31 March, 2009, 8:53 am

NEWS: LIVAN HERNANDEZ NAMED AS 5TH STARTER
 
VIEWS: Who’d a thunk it? Wasn’t this supposed to be a competition between Tim Redding and Jon Niese? Redding in my opinion is being held back more for conditioning reasons and I guess that Omar feels Niese needs more work. How much better is Livan over Niese? When the […]

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“QUIET NUMB SKULLS I’M BROADCASTING”

By at 30 March, 2009, 7:05 pm

 
Back in the mid 1970’s the NYC Board of Education said that I had to take algebra in High School but really who gives a shit how much a + b equals and (ab) x( cd)? After a couple of weeks of this nonsense I decided my time would be better spent at the OTB […]

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METS FANS: THE JACKIE ROBINSON ROTUNDA SHOULD MAKE US PROUD

By at 30 March, 2009, 10:54 am

From today’s NEWSDAY:
It didn’t take long for the tears to start forming in Duracell Gregory’s eyes yesterday as he walked around the Jackie Robinson Rotunda at Citi Field.
A hardcore Mets fan and a lifelong admirer of Robinson, Gregory walked around the rotunda with his cell phone, meticulously videotaping all the different tributes to the man […]

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NICE OPENING , BUT WAIT UNTIL THE REAL HOUSE WARMING PARTY

By at 30 March, 2009, 9:04 am

It looks like yesterday’s “soft opening” at $iti Field was a success. I haven’t heard any negative comments about our new home in fact the word most used in their description of $iti is it has that “ball park feel” which is a huge compliment. I think most of us of the Mets persuasion are […]

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MORE ON BOBBY O

By at 29 March, 2009, 11:21 am

The Klapper has a nice profile on Bobby O and a look at his new job as pre and post game analyst on SNY. Like I said the other day Ojeda is going got be a star and the post game banter between him and Mex will be must see TV
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“I WANNA WAKE UP IN A $ITI THAT NEVER SLEEPS”

By at 29 March, 2009, 11:04 am

I have finally signed up for a Twitter account (I have no idea how to use or even link it but I guess if your on Twitter you can find me) and from reading the accounts of folks who are at $iti Field today, this is going to be one magnificent place for us to […]

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AS THEY SEE ‘EM-A FAN’S TRAVELS IN THE LAND OF UMPIRES

By at 28 March, 2009, 11:47 am

 
 

 
 
When it comes to umpires, I link them with MTA Board Members, people who listen to iPods with cheap ass headphones, and morons who talk on their cell phone while on line at the deli, as the people in this world I can’t stand but after reading Bruce Weber’s new book “As They See ‘Em, […]

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LAZY FRIDAY AFTERNOON

By at 27 March, 2009, 2:17 pm

I guess you can say I’m suffering from spring training burn out as I can not wait for the season to start in 9 days.
 
A must read is Matt Cerrone’s piece on his tour of $iti Field and it looks as if after all the bitching and moaning over the name and price of […]

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HEY-HEY, HO-HO OPENING NIGHT HAS GOT TO GO HEY-HEY, HO-HO

By at 26 March, 2009, 10:07 am

The Mets Police (they are inside of my head) has come up with a campaign that we should all get behind whether we are fortunate enough to have ticket or will watch on TV ,The Mets, MLB, ESPN and the San Diego Padres need to agree to switch the opening of game at $iti Field […]

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TONIGHT AT 9PM EASTERN PRO BASEBALL CENTRAL IS LIVE

By at 26 March, 2009, 8:27 am

Join Steve Keane and Joe McDonald as they preview the 2009 MLB season tonight at 9PM EDST. Call in and join the baseball conversation at (646) 595-4462

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