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Tommy John Surgery – Three Words No MLB Pitcher Wants to Hear

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Back in 1974 when Los Angeles pitcher Tommy John had a 13-3 record before hurting his elbow, who could have guessed that the surgery Dr. Frank Jobe performed on him would save his career? More importantly, this surgery, which repairs the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial elbow by replacing it with a tendon from another part of the patient’s ... Read More »

Grief Grows in Brooklyn – Jackie Robinson Statue Defaced

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The stupidity of a few fools does nothing to change the salient facts – Jackie Robinson is an American icon, a hero, and his legacy is eternal. Read More »

The Boys of Summer Have to Get Through Spring Training First

We are all young again from the moment we hear “pitchers and catchers” until that first pitch on Opening Day. Read More »

Knicks-Nets New Rivalry Reminiscent of Baseball’s Dodgers-Giants

The city is abuzz with the new rivalry between its two basketball teams. Read More »

Night of the Living Dread: Mets Fan Turns Into Dodger Zombie When LA Comes to Town

He was rooting for the team that broke his heart and against the team that had come along and saved him. Read More »

Hofstra University Conference Celebrates Mets 50th Anniversary

The first multidisciplinary conference to consider every aspect of a Major League Baseball franchise. Read More »

Knick Knacks: Jeremy Lin’s Race To The Top

Wouldn't it be nice to one day have the conversation be about how great a ballplayer Jeremy Lin is and not how he is a great Asian-American ballplayer? Read More »

Hope Springs Eternal for Old Brooklyn Dodgers Fans

So, for the record, Brooklyn Dodgers fans, your team is not coming home. Read More »

Mets Mess: Miles to Go Before I Weep

I am in no way giving up on the 2011 Mets, even if most of the time it seems they have given up on themselves. Read More »

Mets Play the Giants and Dodgers at Home: Just One Big Dysfunctional Family

The Mets, Giants, and Dodgers and their fans are all part of a big dysfunctional baseball family. Read More »