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The Unsung Heroes Of Mets’ 2015 Season

In what has truly been a team effort, the 2015 New York Mets were able to accomplish what few thought they could, and win the National League East Crown.  Credit is rightly due to several players.  Whether it is Curtis Granderson and his superior performance out of the leadoff spot, the historic run of the […]
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Murphy’s farewell, Curtis Granderson walks it out, Mets’ young pitching

Anyone can make a noteworthy entrance but few can make a memorable – for the right reasons – farewell. Perhaps you’re thinking about Lou Gehrig and his “Luckiest man alive” speech. Or maybe you’re thinking about Ted Williams, giving the figurative finger to the Boston press corps in a speech before his final game and then homering in his final at-bat and refusing...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson Has Been The Mets Unsung Hero

While the team’s stars like Yoenis Cespedes and Matt Harvey have grabbed most of the media’s attention, the Mets may not be on the verge of the playoffs right now if it weren’t for the contributions of Curtis Granderson. His season has flown under the radar even though he’s has been one of the team’s […]
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Granderson shares precious memories of the great Yogi Berra

As the world mourns the loss of legendary baseball player and American cultural icon Yogi Berra, New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson shared his priceless experiences with the great Yankees catcher. Upon becoming a member of the Yankees in 2010, with whom he spent four seasons before joining the Mets, Granderson got to know Berra, and recalled his first encounter with the baseball...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson: Currently delivering a king-sized season for Queens

Five games ahead with 25 to go. Who could have predicted this? Not even the little Mets fan down the street would have thought the Mets could stand ahead of Washington during September. There have been a series of factors that have led to the demise of the Nationals and the rise of the Mets, however, one of the most prominent factors in this Cinderella season has been the rejuvenation...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson…Moon Landing Truther

In professional sports, it doesn’t take much nowadays to be labeled a “nice guy”…just stay out of the papers and don’t make headlines. To that end, Curtis Granderson is a member of the “nice guy” fraternity. He’s kept his nose clean and a couple years ago, even helped fund a baseball stadium being built in Chicago. So, when asked about his nice guy image, the New...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson has elevated his defense

Curtis Granderson made a great throw from right field in yesterday’s game, albeit a close call, to throw out a runner tagging up from third. It was his eighth outfield assist, placing him 11th in all of baseball among outfielders in that particular stat. That’s the total he had the entirety of 2014. It’s this respect, and this respect alone, that Granderson’s defensive performance...
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

JABO: Curtis Granderson Turns Back the Clock

This past weekend’s four-game series in San Francisco between the Giants and Washington Nationals may be remembered as an important point in the playoff race for the teams fighting for the NL East crown. By getting swept for their sixth consecutive loss, the Nationals now find themselves reeling, four and a half games behind the Mets. Victims of their own sweep at the hands of...
Via Fangraphs
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson: Lack of black players in MLB is a ‘big problem’

Curtis Granderson remains concerned about the lack of black players in professional baseball. The New York Mets outfielder spoke with “HuffPost Live” on Jackie Robinson Day and said the lack of black players in MLB is “definitely a big problem.” “We consider baseball the American pastime,” said Granderson. “And if it’s going to be the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The interesting case of Curtis Granderson

“Real New Yorkers are Mets fans,” are the most remembered words by Mets new outfielder Curtis Granderson during his press conference this past offseason.  Granderson entered 2014 with high expectations, and has seemed to fail each and every one of them.  Granderson has a batting average well below .200 after playing in 19 of the Mets first 20 games.  Of course, there is still...
April 23, 2014  |  2 Comments

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