A Different Look At The Potential Movie About The 1986 Mets

The other day, I had a lovely phone call with Heather Quinlan who is trying to make a movie about the 1986 Mets (please go here to donate to her kickstarter as she has raised 12,000 towards her goal of 50,000 dollars and has to reach the goal to earn the money), the last Mets team to win the World Series. The phone call was an interesting one mainly because I was not lucky enough...
Via The Daily Stache
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the greatest Mets: 1 – 10

There are many ways to rank the greatest players in a Major League Baseball team’s history, such as ranking them by their WAR, SLG%, innings played/pitched, etc.  But the uncommon way to rank players… is by the number they wore.  In this article, I will be naming the greatest Mets ever to wear the numbers 1 through 10.  Uniform numbers date back to 1907, so every Met to ever...
Via Mets360.com
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers hire head scout for Japan

The Los Angeles Dodgers have hired Isao O'Jimi as the team's head scout in Japan. He worked for the New York Mets from 1997-2011, starting as a scout before he was promoted to director of Pacific Rim scouting. O'Jimi was involved in the Mets' signings of Masato Yoshii, Jae Seo, Jorge Toca, Tsuyoshi Shinjo, Satoru Komiyama, Kazuo Matsui, Dae-sung Koo, Timo Perez and...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Unsealed Blowouts

It got to the point during the Mets' 11-2 loss to the Pirates on Saturday where I was cheering the rain delay programming. First, some World War I program. I think. Then, Unsealed Aliens ... which was yanked off right when they got to the part about the ballistic test. And for what? To play the bottom of the ninth of a 11-1 game in front of 30 people. Like, literally ... 30 people...
Via Metstradamus
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Card of the Week: 2001 Timo Perez

2001 DONRUSS ELITE ASPIRATIONS TIMO PEREZ Fun facts/fictions about Timo Perez for your late-September, fourth-place, 2X-games-out reading pleasure… Timo is the only player named “Timo” ever to play in the majors. “Timo” spelled backward is “omit.” “Perez” spelled backward is “zerep.” Before coming to the Mets, Timo spent four years with the Hiroshima...
Via Mets360.com
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Random Athlete Of The Day- Tsuyoshi Shinjo

Tsuyoshi Shinjo hails from Tsushima, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan but of course the baseball player was brought up in Minami-ku, Fukuoka. Shinjo started his Japanese baseball career playing outfield for the Hanshin Tigers in 1991. He would go on to play 9 years for the Tigers in the Nippon Baseball League before going overseas to the MLB in 2001. The 6-1 Right hander, wasn’t the...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
January 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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