All’s good with baseball back

I was thrilled with the seats we landed by going to the Syracuse Mets open house and standing on the short line the first day tickets went on sale. The third-base line location five rows up Thursday afternoon allowed me to use my iPhone 8 to catch perfect baseball symmetry for the home squad at…

Opening Day brings everything but a Syracuse Mets win

Our family excursion to see the first-ever Syracuse Mets game brought a traffic jam. By the time we wound through the streets and into the satellite lot, it was perilously close to the Thursday afternoon start time of 2 o’clock. Yet still there were deep lines for the gate security check. We still made it…

When last we looked in on the Syracuse Mets …

The Syracuse Mets open house at NBT Bank Stadium was one month, two days ago. Today is opening day. Our Triple A squad is scheduled to play the Pawtucket Red Sox. Yet this is what our backyard looked like on Monday a mere few miles from the stadium. Good luck, grounds crew. I will be…

Take us out to the Syracuse Mets ball game

Before we went into NBT Bank Stadium for Saturday’s Syracuse Mets open house, we stood with a tight know of other fans waiting for the ticket windows to open to start individual game ticket sales for the 2019 season. Most of the fans wore blue-and-orange Mets gear to celebrate this first season of togetherness between…

A new spot to watch the ballpark fireworks works out glowingly

My dear wife Karen and I slung the bags containing our folding chairs over our shoulders and off we walked he night of the Fourth, winding down just a few blocks from A Bitty Better in our Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville in search of a good spot to view the fireworks forthcoming following the Syracuse…