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Van Springle Mungo

Posted By Greg Prince On March 2, 2014 @ 2:47 am In 1 | Comments Disabled

Who cares how the Mets look after two exhibition games? I’m just happy to hear their names again, most of which meet the ear in a pleasingly lyrical fashion. These guys might not quite match up with Dave Frishberg’s legendary lineup [1], but the mellifluous Mets of 2014 sound pretty formidable to me.

Taylor Teagarden.
Dillon Gee.
Andrew Brown, Daniel Murphy.
Jonny Niese.
Jeurys Familia…
Matthew den Dekker!

Cory Mazzoni.
Josh Edgin.
Kyle Farnsworth and Gonzalez Germen.
Jose Valverde…
Matthew den Dekker!

Jenrry Mejia.
Kevin Plawecki.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Bartolo Colon —
Jake deGrom…

Lucas Duda and Eric Young.
Scott Rice and Curtis Granderson.
Dice Matsuzaka. Trav d’Arnaud.
Logan Verrett, Juan Centeno.
Anth’ Seratelli…
Matthew den Dekker!

Ruben Tejada.
Miguel Socolovich.
Isaac Davis and Raffy Montero —
Cez Puello…

Thor Syndergaard, Bob Parnell.
Omar Quintanilla, Erik Goeddel.
Carlos Torres and John Lannan.
Wilmer Flores and Josh Satin…

Zachary Wheeler.
Wilfredo Tovar.
Anthony Recker.
Matthew den…
Matthew den Dekker!

And in the spirit of the era Dave Frishberg evoked, listen in as Sam Maxwell and I talk New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and, inevitably, New York Mets on Sam’s Bedford & Sullivan podcast [2].


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[1] legendary lineup: http://www.baseball-almanac.com/poetry/vanlinglemungo.shtml

[2] Bedford & Sullivan podcast: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/bedfordandsullivanbrooklyn/2014/03/01/ep-44--faith-fear-in-flushings-greg-prince-talks-ny-nl-legacy

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