Thank you, Captain David Wright

While baseball fans concentrate on the excitement of the playoffs, I must tip my hat in tribute to my captain. Thank you, David Wright. My New York Mets set up one heck of a special nights for their third baseman on the next-to-last game of the regular season. For those of you keeping score at…

My Mets and the Yankees put on a great show

There’s something about seeing the Mets and the Yankees get together. Even when the Mets are struggling badly, losers of eight straight, and the Yankees could be the best team in baseball. On Sunday night in the Mets’ house, there were still more Mets fans in the joint than Yankees fans. I’d call the Citi…

The big bus leads to Citi Field

I heard the pitch on the Brent Axe show driving home from my job at the library and brought it up to my dear wife Karen. The local ESPN affiliate had put together a bus trip from its station lot in Syracuse’s Armory Square to Citi Field in Flushing. Not just for any New York…

And so we start anew, Let’s Go Mets

The 2018 baseball season starts today. My New York Mets open at home in CitiField against the St. Louis Cardinals. That familiar feeling of hope washes over me again. Can this be our year? From my dear wife Karen and I’s visit to Cooperstown, I bring you a doggone good memory above … And then…