15: Friday, September 5 vs Phillies
Ladies and gentlemen, tonight we pay tribute to one of the seven Mets teams whose identity is inscribed above the right field wall where we are revealing the numbers that indicate how many games remain in the life of Shea Stadium. This one, however, is not easily summarized by the [...]
One of the first Mets cards I ever had my hands on was this one, of Tommy Davis, newly acquired outfielder for 1967. By the time my familiarity with baseball and my baseball team caught up to my earliest collecting, Tommy Davis was somewhere else. He always was. In eighteen Major League seasons, he landed on [...]
I'd throw something, except I'm afraid Chase Utley would launch it toward Independence Hall.
The prospective 146-game winning streak has been snapped at five, which was inevitable, one supposes. But what a way to go.
Maybe Pelfrey was due to be less than a PELF (Pitcher Everybody'd Like to Find), especially without his de facto personal catcher [...]