What Shea Stadium was to the 1969 World Champion New York Mets as they were becoming the 1969 World Champion New York Mets,The Miracle Has Landed is for all of eternity. It is their home. You will not find a more thorough nor definitive collection of perspectives on and passions for this team of teams. [...]
The Mets were meandering through their most arid major award season since 1993 — the last time no Met scored a single vote for MVP, Cy Young, Manager of the Year or Rookie of the Year nor nabbed a Silver Slugger or Gold Glove — when it appeared we’d have nothing more to sate our [...]
In 2008, you’ll recall, the Mets let Willie Randolph dangle on the precipice of removal, take a flight to the West Coast, manage one game in Anaheim and then fired him (announcing it, infamously, after 3:00 AM Eastern time). It all seemed pretty shabby.
Not quite eighteen months later, the New Jersey Nets, off to a [...]