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NY Mets Loss in the World Series – Devastating for Even the Most Diehard Fans


When it all goes away, when that last pitch is done and the other team is celebrating, well there is nothing worse than that. Read More »

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets in the NLCS: A Great Rivalry Comes Home (Finally!)

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Revenge for 1969! The Cubs vs. the Mets in the NLCS! Read More »

Yogi Berra Dies – A Tribute From a NY Mets Fan


While the Yankees and their fans are mourning Yogi’s loss, the Mets and their fans are as well and we can claim him as ours too. Read More »

RIP ‘Mr. Cub’ – Ernie Banks

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Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, exemplified the best of what makes a sportsman great. He will be missed. Read More »

Baseball Hall of Fame – It’s Time To Change How Players Get Elected

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It is imperative that all those stepping onto fields everywhere across the land on Opening Day will have a fair shot at the hall based on their numbers. As it stands, that is obviously not the case. Read More »

Happy 100th Birthday, Wrigley Field

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Happy Birthday Wrigley Field, may you never change in spirit or location. May the ivy ever grow Happy Birthday Wrigley Field. May the ivy grow ever green and verdant, and the stiff winds blow ever from the Southwest (but only when the Cubs are at bat). Read More »

Baseball’s Indisputable Truth – Hank Aaron’s Home Run Record Is the Real One

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Hank Aaron holds MLB’s all-time homer record; another guy named Barry Bonds has higher numbers but his achievement will be forever questioned with an asterisk. Read More »

Baseball’s Opening Day – New Drug Policy Described As Toughest Ever

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Players are going to think twice about rubbing that “crème” on their limbs, taking suspicious cough medicines, or popping pills any stronger than a baby aspirin. Read More »

My Solution to the 2014 Winter Olympics Problem No One Discusses

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While Olympic officials won’t say this, the Winter Olympics are primarily for the wealthiest and most developed countries. However, this doesn’t need to be the case anymore. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Joe & Marilyn: A Memory of Love’ by Roger Kahn


It's disappointing that Kahn spent so much time on DiMaggio's baseball career and very little on Joe and Marilyn. Read More »