Welcome to Flashback Friday, a weekly feature devoted to the 20th anniversary of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets.
Twenty years. Forty-three Fridays. This is one of them.
I’m lazing about the upper deck. Left field. Far left, far up. Many have called it a day, so there is room to stretch out. The [...]
And I may be obliged to defend
Every love, every ending
Or maybe there’s no obligations now
Maybe I’ve a reason to believe
We all will be received
—Queens’ own Paul Simon
Jose Reyes bounces on his belly across home plate with no throw on him, calls himself safe and he’s fine.
Jose Reyes allows a pop fly to bounce off [...]
You know what? There's something perfectly apt about the Marlins and Phillies having gone into tonight tied for second, making a hash of magic-number calculations for the moment. Because, really, who cares which team is 16.5 or 165 or 16,500 games behind us in second place? It's easier to just count down our own wins, [...]