Mets Through the Years: Shortstop
September 11th, 2012 by slangon

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the New York Mets, I’ve been looking at the primary players at each position throughout the teams history. We’ve already looked at the managers, Opening Day starting pitchers, catchers, first basemen, second basemen, and third basemen, as well as all of the Mets’ All-Star representatives. Today, we’ll be looking […]

Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1965
July 9th, 2012 by slangon

Steady Eddie Kranepool got the nod for the All-Star game in 1965, mostly because Ron Hunt was hurt. Although he finished the ’65 season with a .253 average, he was hitting .293 at the break, so I guess it does make a little sense. This would be his only All-Star appearance in his 18 year […]

More Check Out My Cards Cards
January 29th, 2010 by slangon

Back around the holidays I had made my first purchase. Shortly after that, I tried my luck with Then I wrote a post comparing and contrasting the two experiences. My initial verdict was that Check Out My Cards seemed a bit more suited to scoring relics and refractors and autographs and fancy cards […]