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 […]

“O” Yeah! It’s a Trade.
September 4th, 2011 by slangon

A while back, Ryan from “O” No! Another Orioles Blog had contacted me about having some cards from my Mets wantlist. Obviously, I’m always down to chip away at the holes in my Mets collection, so a deal was struck, cards were mailed out and delivered, despite not one, but two natural disasters taking place.┬áThe […]

The Quest for the 1960 Topps Set, Part XIII
September 15th, 2010 by slangon

Another hunk o’ the 1960 set is in my binder. #207 Bob Boyd First up today is Bob “Rope” Boyd. I love love love cool baseball nicknames and that is one of the sweetest one I ever heard. Apparently he was called “Rope” after the wicked line drives that he would regularly hit. While we’re […]