Ever green

For the first time, we noticed that the grass in the circle outside NBT Bank Stadium is … … artificial turf. We tried hard or remember if this was the case last season. Best we can figure, it was put in between September and now. The bright green will last, right?

You oughta be in pictures

There was in interesting car parked outside the Syracuse Mets garage sale. I wondered if NBT Bank Stadium will end up in the movies being shot around Central New York at the Liverpool-based studio …

So what are odds and ends at a baseball team garage sale?

The Syracuse Mets folks but out an interesting array of merchandise at this year’s garage sale. Much of it was still tagged with the former Syracuse Chiefs name, or maybe generic ballpark stuff. It was fun to look and learn. No harm, no foul seeing what they store around the catacombs. The merchandise in the…

I like thinking about the Syracuse Mets in autumn

They call it a garage sale, this annual get-together to sell extra stuff at NBT Bank Stadium. This year the team has had a full year in as the top minor-league squad for my New York Mets. That made me smile for the autumn visit even more. Outside, I saw signs of work being down…

Thanks for the great inaugural season, Syracuse Mets

Before we get too far removed, thank you, Syracuse Mets, for making the first year of the connection between my favorite squad ever and my hometown team really great. The Triple-A games in NBT Bank Stadium, just down the road from our house in Liverpool, were alive with energy. The squad was a winner. The…