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…

Baseball, please

As we turn the calendar to February, I say: Baseball, please. Spring training will be starting soon. And, yes, that is a new Syracuse Mets hat on top of my head.

Syracuse Mets, I’m ready for the games

My dear wife Karen asked what I’d like for Christmas. I like the new Syracuse Mets hats, I said. Why wait, she figured. I did have a birthday this month, after all. Now when the season starts come April, I’ll be ready to take my seat in the stadium.

Let’s Go Syracuse Mets

I must admit this is the first time I’ve ever heard of a professional baseball team holding a garage sale. So I agree to meet my terrific daughter Elisabeth and her sensational significant George Three at NBT Bank Stadium to see what the former Syracuse Chiefs had on the market as they make the change…