An Enjoyable Baseball September

When I celebrated July 9, 1969, this year I brought up the fact that until that day there had always been two kinds of baseball for Mets fans. “Growing up in the early 60s left me following two types of baseball. There were the important games, between teams such as the Giants…

Mets May Be Sitting on Four Aces

Okay, Mike, dream with me. I read the phrase from time to time, most often coming from Mack Ade’s splendid, blazing keyboard, but the sentiment is widely shared, this idea that by 2015 the Mets might be holding “four aces.” Harvey, Wheeler, Syndergaard, Montero. I realize there’s quite a leap to…

John Lannan Fights to Prove He Belongs

Mike: One small off-season move the Mets made this winter was the signing of John Lannan. Today is his first opportunity to impress as he is scheduled to pitch against the Marlins. I have to admit, I will be rooting for John. He is a local kid, born in Long…