Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/29/12
“man looks into the Abyss, and there’s nothing’ staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character, and that’s what keeps him out of the Abyss…. Lou Mannheim – “Wall Street” We’re all getting pretty sick and tired of all the one liners on Twitter about the Mets win-loss results post all-star game. No additional time needs to be spent here, but you know there will be plenty. Baseball, like all sporting events, seems so much easier when you win. Everybody looks like a genius, especially the guy that filled out the lineup card. Terry Collins’ job seemed quite easy during the first half of the season. Ownership gave him far less talent than was needed to compete for a playoff spot and, when the team was actually competing for the pennant, everyone though he was a genius. But, like most things in life that are limited in talent, the air came out of the balloon during the all-start break and TC could never get the air back in it. Collins got this job because of the excellent jo...
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