On The Second Day of Christmas…
December 15th, 2012 by slangon

…my collection gave to me… Two Keith Hernandez’s And a Vintage Moe Berg!

Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1987
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

Coming off of their 1986 World Championship, the Mets again sent 5 men to the 1987 All-Star Game. Davey Johnson was named the manager of the National League squad. That goes along with his 4 appearances as a player, 3 for the A.L. and once with the N.L. The Straw Man made his fourth straight […]

Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1986
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

The Mets had more All-Stars on their team than ever before in 1986. That should be no surprise, considering they would go on to win the World Series. Doc followed his 1984 Rookie of the Year with a Cy Young in 1985. This earned him the honor of starting the ’86 All-Star Game for the […]

Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1984
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

The Mets were really starting to gain momentum in 1984, although they would still come up a bit short. They did however improve their record from 68-94 in 1983 to 90-72. They also sent 4 guys to the All-Star Game that year, which was the most they’d had to that point in their history. Doc […]

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: First Base
May 18th, 2012 by slangon

This is the fourth post in this series. We’ve looked at the field generals, the men who’ve donned the tools of ignorance, and the guys who’ve thrown the first pitch of the season. Today we’ll be taking a trip back through time to see who’s covered the first base bag for the Mets throughout their […]

Well, I Guess It’s Safe To Say the Book Value Will Never Dip Below 25¢
March 16th, 2012 by slangon

I’ve had these, uh, cards, I guess, in my possession for quite a while. Probably slightly longer than when I got back into collecting a couple of years back. My mother-in-law had given them to me for Christmas. She has long been a keen supporter of my love of the Mets and it was more […]

When I Was a Little Girl in Poland, We All Had Ponies.
February 10th, 2012 by slangon

A few days ago, I was posting some cards sent to me by Dayf as part of his Cards for Junk outreach program. I ended up droning on and on about all the Mets and managers and team cards he sent, so I ended up cutting it short. As I mentioned at the end of […]

On The Third Day of Christmas…
December 16th, 2011 by slangon

…my collection gave to me Three Jersey Relics, Two 56′s, And a Cardboard Zeppelin!

Survey Says…
November 16th, 2011 by slangon

I know I’m a little behind the times on this, but I’d been meaning to do it for a while now. Getting that Craig Swan autograph in the mail a few days ago just reminded me of it. In case you missed it, a week or 2 ago, Nachos Grande posted a questionnaire for all […]