Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1992
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

1992 started yet another stretch where the Mets were only sending the minimum 1 player to the ASG. David Cone headed to the All-Star Game. It wouldn’t be his last, but it would be his last in a Mets uniform. He pitched a 1-2-3 4th inning, facing 3 future Hall of Famers. He got Roberto […]

Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1988
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

I sort of forget what a good time the mid to late 80’s were for Mets fans. Once again, 1988 saw 4 members of the New York National League team head to the All-Star Game. Once again, Doctor K was named to the All-Star squad. Once again, he was chosen to start the game. He […]

Damn I Hate West Coast Swings
June 29th, 2012 by slangon

Games that start after 10 o’clock? Games that end around 1 in the morning? Ugh. Fortunately, the Mets were able to hang on by their toenails last night against the Dodgers and win it 3-2. Of course since it was a close one, I wasn’t able to go to sleep until that last out was […]

Mets Through the Years: Opening Day Pitchers
April 5th, 2012 by slangon

This is the third post in this series. So far we’ve covered the men who have served as the manager of the Mets and the men who’ve caught the pitches. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the guys who have thrown those pitches. Initially, I was toying with the idea of […]

“Payment” from Project ’62: Part 2
June 28th, 2011 by slangon

Here’s some more cards that Chris from Project ’62 sent my way in exchange for doing a custom relic card for him. We’re getting into junk wax territory now, so tread lightly. The majority of what he sent me from this period were from different Topps Traded sets. As a matter of fact, he single […]