It’s 1962 All Over Again
April 11th, 2012 by slangon

And when I say it’s 1962 all over again, I mean that the Mets played the very first game in the history of the franchise 50 years ago today, a road game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Being in 1st place with a 4-1 record is about as far from 1962 that you can get. […]

The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set
March 29th, 2010 by slangon

As I mentioned before, as part of my quest to complete the 1960 Topps set, earlier this week I had received a Sportlots shipment and and eBay shipment that helped me in my quest. Today, I will highlight some cards that I got as part of the Sportlots haul. As I talked about in the […]

Another TTM Success: An Original Met
December 10th, 2009 by slangon

2009 SlangKo Heroes of the Diamond Don Zimmer Being a Mets fan in such close proximity to New York is not an easy thing to deal with. Especially when the Yankees are winning. For the longest time, I always associated Don Zimmer with that unpleasantness, and always had a bad taste in my mouth for […]