On our last morning on LBI, we had a final breakfast, for which we were joined by longtime Faith and Fear commentor Charlie Hangley and his wife Sarah, who were arriving as we were departing.
Outside the pancake house, a Yankee fan had scoped out Charlie and me and our Met shirts and decided we must [...]
One year ago, I was in Milwaukee where all was benign and friendly, a Mets fan on holiday casually taking in the Brewers and Pirates, more engaged by the bratwursts than the baseball. I even sampled the local beverage scene as a professional courtesy to the good folks of Wisconsin.
It’s a whole different Labor Day [...]
The public address system at Keyspan Park Sunday interrupted its incessant drumbeat of sound effects, song fragments and overbearing Cyclone Morning Zoo demeanor (our one-hundred fifth caller who gives us the phrase that pays wins…AN ADVIL!) to announce something of surpassing importance:
The New York Mets are in first place on September First!
The Mets' win in [...]