Mets Through the Years: Center Field
October 2nd, 2012 by slangon

Ugh. This is going to be close. 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,shortstops, third basemen and left fielders, as well as all of the Mets’ All-Star representatives. […]

You Gotta Take It Where You Can Get It, I Guess
July 29th, 2012 by slangon

So the Mets lost again last night. No big surprise there. It’s been almost 3 weeks since the All-Star game and the team has managed to win 2 games. Depressing. Rather than just be all doom and gloom, I’ve decided that I’m going to just look at the silver lining. For instance during last night’s […]

Dangit
June 18th, 2011 by slangon

I do believe I might’ve jinxed the Metsies last night by showing all the old Angels cards in yesterdays post. To try and counter that, here’s a basketful of old Mets cards, none of which have been on this blog before. Enjoy and Let’s Go Mess Mets.

Blaster Schmaster: The Mid-Late 60′s
March 16th, 2011 by slangon

On we roll with my blasters worth of (mostly) vintage. The more I think about this, I wonder why Topps doesn’t actually do something like this. I mean, considering that they started the Million Card Giveaway last year and kept it up with this years Diamond Giveaway, they apparently have no problem obtaining a stock […]

Three More Mets TTM Successes
December 22nd, 2009 by slangon

2009 SlangKo Heroes of the Diamond Jim Fregosi Of course, the man that was Nolan Ryan was traded for, along with 3 other players. A 6 time All-Star, all before coming to the Mets. Like a lot of guys the Mets pick up, he was really good with the Angels, not so much with the […]