“Only those who dare to fail greatly,” Robert F. Kennedy once said, “can ever achieve greatly.”
Boy have the New York Mets dared to fail greatly.
On the last night they would ever play in what has to be the most dismal edifice ever retroactively dedicated to a great American, the Mets honored the memory of their [...]
It was 9 years ago that the Mets last called Channel 9 home. It has taken what seems like 9 eons to push the magic number down to 9, but with…WHO?…Yadier Molina driving in the winning run, the Cardinals beat the Phillies and the numeral of numerals dropped to your place for Joe Franklin, The Million [...]
Our current shortstop contributed in a big way to the reactivated magic number countdown ticking to 10. Jose Reyes’ predecessor (we’re not counting Rey Sanchez, are we?) contributed mightily to a playoff drive of his own back in the day. Rey Ordoñez, No. 10 on his back, No. 1 with the glove and No. 0 [...]