Spotted in the window at the Lincoln Center Barnes & Noble, at Broadway & 66th, is Faith and Fear in Flushing: An Intense Personal History of the New York Mets, keeping company with some other recent releases in the baseball genre. FAFIF: AIPHOTNYM is proud to stand adjacent to Ron Darling and a couple of spots over [...]
Every day is now DynaMets Dash Day in the Citi Field parking lot, where kids and adults can run the Shea bases and even stand at the Pitcher’s Plate, as the plaque and rules insist the pitching rubber is officially called. You might deduce from the hint of a crowd gathered around this marker that [...]
Johan Santana’s been towering over everybody of late. His left arm is indeed the new home of Amazin’. And my head practically fits inside his glove.
Baseball is full of hoary cliches that have become overused because they contain a fair bit of wisdom. Among them is the caution that no team is actually as bad as it looks when it's on the skids or as good as it looks when it's on a winning streak.
It will come as a shocking [...]