Room for improvement

How do you follow-up a season in which you reached the World Series for the first time in 15 years? Why, you win the World Series, of course. Hold on there, Mets fan. Well, the old saw Hope Springs Eternal was coined for baseball fans, was it not? Hover over any photo for a description.…

A big World Series for father-and-son Mets fans

The other kid from Long Island came up to Morrisville a year later than I did, but we hit it off pretty quickly that late August of 1978. Jimmy Johnson was a journalism major at the little two-year college in the State University of New York system tucked into the Cherry Valley of Central New…

Light it up for the Mets, Big Apple

Talking baseball with my bowling teammate Randy in the middle of the New York Mets’ game five tussle against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night, my astute fellow sports fan mentioned that all the teams left this postseason claim blue as their primary color. And the Mets add red, said the native Syracuse guy.…