There was Tom Seaver and the rest of the Mets

Oh, I liked the Mets before Tom Seaver arrived on the mound in 1967. It’s just that as a young boy growing up on Long Island, I didn’t know better than to endure all that losing from my very first favorite team. And then this pitcher came to Shea Stadium from Southern California and showed…

I’m ready for my next Mets moments

My dear wife Karen and terrific daughter Elisabeth hit the mark with their birthday gifts. Karen remembered how much I loved visiting memorable Mets exhibits when we visited the Hall of Fame a while back. Mike Piazza, enshrined in Cooperstown. Tom Seaver, in the Hall before him. Now part of my gear. I will be…

We’re coming close to Opening Day

The baseball season starts Monday. I’m ready for some real New York Mets action on the flat screen. For now, though, I’ll admire the quite reasonable souvenirs I purchased on my dear wife Karen and I’s trip to Cooperstown this winter. The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum store has a wall of postcards featuring…