Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1964
July 9th, 2012 by slangon

1964 was the first time that the Mets had a player start the All-Star Game, and that player was Ron Hunt. Ron was coming off an excellent rookie year in 1963, when he came in second in Rookie of the Year voting to Pete Rose despite having very similar numbers. He followed it up was […]

Happy Turkey Day
November 24th, 2011 by slangon

Thanksgiving is upon us, and I have to say, this is one of my favorite holidays of the year. It combines all the cool things (stuffing yourself on food and booze, watching foosball all day and hanging with family) but doesn’t have a lot of the stressful things involved in other holidays like Christmas (figuring […]