Today is a day to feel good Met fans–your franchise player will be here for eight years.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.
Keith Hernandez’s gloried mustache is going… going… gone!
In honor of the last full day in the life of Keith’s mustache, what follows is a definitively unofficial list of the top 10 mustaches in baseball history.
Goodbye, old friend. Arguably the most revered mustache in sports history, courtesy Keith Hernandez, will soon be a thing of the past, according to Neil Best of Newsday.
Say it ain’t so, Keith! Mets fans may soon be subject to something so startling we refuse to believe it: a bare-lipped Keith Hernandez.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has always been a loyal Mets fan. But when limited partnerships of the club went on sale last year, he had zero interest in buying a piece.
Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.
Keith Hernandez was scheduled to call-in this morning shortly after 8 a.m., but when the time arrived, the Gold Glove 1st baseman was nowhere to be found.
Maybe Santana’s gem served notice. Maybe the Mets have entered into that glorious, sporting ether where stats, reason, and recent history needn’t apply. And no one, from pundits to bookies, can explain it.
What have you done for me lately? When Joe Girardi can no longer answer that question to the Steinbrenners’ satisfaction, their first phone call should be to Don Mattingly.
For some reason, we always expect the newly rich to live well, not well beyond their means. But the 1986 Mets were ultimately the latter, and yet another one of their studs has been put to pasture.
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.
The back of Gary Carter’s baseball card speaks for itself. But what I will remember about him the most is Gary Carter–the man and the way he lived his life. He was a great teammate and one of the leaders on that championship team
As a former MLB player, pro scout, field manager and front office personnel executive, perhaps the most frustrating and annoying thing I hear is arguments by people regarding entry into the pro baseball HOF.