19: Friday, August 22 vs Astros
When telling the story of Shea Stadium, ladies and gentlemen, the chapter that drips the most magic from its pages is the one we know as 1969. No other ballpark has ever known a year like it.
There is much to remember 1969 by and it would probably take a full [...]
The New York Baseball Giants Nostalgia Society did what it does best last Thursday: reminisce over a departed team and chow down on Bronx pizza. Read all about it in Richard Sandomir’s column in the Times. Peering in from the right at some astoundingly great Polo Grounds footage like a kid seeking a knothole’s view of Don Mueller is [...]
Reader Matt L. asked if we knew of any pictures of Polo Grounds top dog Homer the beagle. As your full-service Mets blog of choice, we scanned this one from Jack Lang’s The New York Mets: Twenty-Five Years of Baseball Magic and present it to all of Metstopotamia to enjoy. According to the caption in the book, [...]
The numbers on the Faith and Fear shirt don’t go any lower than 14 for Gil Hodges, but leave it to Dave Murray to take them as far down on the map as you can without leaving the country. Our Michigan friend wore his garment of choice on a recent trip to Key West where the [...]
Wow did I ever have a weird dream this morning.
I'd gone back to sleep for a little bit, but it was a couple of hours until game time, and that must have been weighing on my mind, because I dreamt a whole baseball game in my head. And not a good one.
You know how lots [...]