Darryl Strawberry stopped by to pay a visit to Craig this morning and the two talked — what else? — a little baseball.
Because Mets ownership has, for whatever reason, opted to put off retiring the numbers of Dwight Gooden, Keith Hernandez and Darryl Strawberry, it has made the issue of whether to retire Gary Carter’s No. 8 more of a debate than it should be.
I am here to tell you that trading either Jose Reyes or David Wright is crazy talk if the Mets plan on winning anything in the near future.
Lawrence Taylor stomped the symbolic, spiritual, and legal line when he became sexually intimate with a minor. A girl. This spikes the hairs on any dad’s back and quickens the pulse of people like me, who spent my high school Sundays kneeling at the altar of LT.
Tiki Barber has the bona fides of a broadcast star and football legend. Yet he managed to become neither, thanks to his colossal arrogance, foolishness, and infidelity.
Ray Lucas, who recently checked into rehab and is courageously chronicling his war with prescription painkillers, is not a role model. But he is a hybrid of hero and life lesson.
It’s the Tuesday before Super Sunday here in New York, and we are all preparing for more wonderful winter weather – lucky us. As for the world of sports, today’s landscape was multi-tiered, beginning with the mess that surrounds those “not so Amazin’” Mets.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that despite the ongoing Wilpon-Madoff saga, he still has “undiminished” confidence in his team. Do you?
With no meaningful football to watch over the weekend (the Pro Bowl does not count), we all wondered what Boomer & Carton would be talking about come Monday morning. Then, the Wilpons sent out a press release, and our worries were over.
Don’t tell Darryl Strawberry that the Mets have no chance this season. According to the former superstar, New York can contend in 2011.
The Mets are partially for sale – but Craigie wants to know who in their right mind would buy just 20-25% of the struggling franchise?
Darryl Strawberry will race up 1,576 steps and 86 floors to the Observatory on Tuesday with about 100 other participants as part of the Empire State Building Run-Up to raise money for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Wally Backman was passed over for Terry Collins as the next manager of the Mets, but the fiery Double-A manager still has a firm believer in Darryl Strawberry.
It’s impossible to appreciate how far Josh Hamilton has come unless you know where he’s been.
Ike Davis continues to climb the Mets all-time leader boards for rookies. Davis’ 18 home runs trail only Darryl Strawberry (26 in 1983) and Ron Swoboda (19 in 1965) as the most by a rookie in Mets’ history.