Maybe the Mets get blown out tonight. Maybe pitchers dropping throws and middle infielders letting balls go through them aren't so easily dismissed around 11:30 tonight. Maybe we've used up all Bannister-like escape artistry available to starting pitchers. It's baseball, after all.
But for now, let's just enjoy this baseball siesta. Let's bask in the [...]
Before he was upstaged the next afternoon by the obviously more legendary Matt Franco, this Mike Piazza fella had himselfa pretty fair Subway Series moment on July 9, 1999.
Welcome to Flashback Friday: Tales From The Log, a final-season tribute to Shea Stadium as viewed primarily through the prism of what I have seen there for myself, namely 372 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.
7/9/99 F New York (A) 1-1 Leiter [...]
The Mets literally stuck it to the Yankees on a glorious July weekend in 1999…hardball, not stickball. Nike distributed these outside Shea just prior to the Matt Franco Game. They brought good luck, even if Matt is not pictured.