Mets Through the Years: The Managers
March 5th, 2012 by slangon

Later on tonight, I will be doing something that I haven’t done in a crow’s age. I will be sitting on a couch, drinking a beer and watching LIVE METS BASEBALL!!! Granted, it’s spring training baseball and granted I won’t be home until about a half an hour after the game starts so most likely […]

What Were They Thinking: The Doppelgänger Edition
February 27th, 2012 by slangon

This series of posts is dedicated to examining the numerous design details from the Topps art department that leave me scratching my head. They’re the types of things that could just be one time instances that are the result of someone overlooking them, or they could have been a conscious decision on the part of […]

R.I.P. Joe Frazier
February 18th, 2011 by slangon

No. Not the boxer. Former Mets manager Joe Frazier passed away on Tuesday of a massive heart attack. Mr. Frazier wasn’t the most well known of Mets skippers. As a matter of fact, he was sandwiched in between 2 of the most famous of Mets managers, Yogi Berra and Joe Torre. Joe led the team […]