Mets you’ve forgotten about: Glendon Rusch

April 27, 2000.  On a Thursday afternoon getaway day, the Mets were set to face off against the Cincinnati Reds in the rubber game of a three game series.  Steve Parris would toe the rubber for the Reds, and the Mets would send lefty Glendon Rusch to the hill in front of the “B” squad. Soon-to-be eight-year-old Joe Vasile sat down in the loge section along the third base line...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympic size hot stove notes

It is with a heavy heart I write this blog, the war in Afghanistan has hit this area. The grandson of a closefriend of mine was tragically killed this past Monday while serving his country in Afghanistan. P.F.C. Joshua Gray of Van Lear KY was on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan having been stationed there just last month. The twenty one year old hero was a satellite communications...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Card of the Week: 2007 Joe Smith

2007 BOWMAN HERITAGE JOE SMITH A couple of years back, I shared my top 20 favorite Mets player names. Well every coin has a flip side, so here’s a list of my top 10 least-favorite Mets player names of all time. 10. Bill Almon. Bill was no doubt good friends with Jeff Peanu, Jimmy Cashe, and Bob Peca. 9. Junior Noboa. This was actually my stripper name back in the early ’90s....
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

1B Mark Fields Named Topps Carolina League Player of the Month

If being named the Royals Organization Blue Rocks' Offensive Player of the Month wasn't enough, Mark Fields wins an award that two former Blue Rocks/current major leaguers have won. Thanks to our friend in the Blue Rocks Media Dept Jeff O'Connor for compiling these stats, Mark had a blistering month of July hitting .355 with 13 home runs and 19 RBIs. He scored 18 runs...
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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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