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. […]

Countdown to Opening Day: 8
March 24th, 2011 by slangon

8 days to go. Starting in center field for the ’86 squad, position #8 on your scorecard, was The Dude. Although he was still splitting time with Mookie Wilson in center, Nails played the lions share of games at that position in 1986, and did so admirably, posting only 3 errors for a .990 fielding […]

February 11th, 2011 by slangon

Days Until And

Sometimes Trades Come from the Weirdest Places
November 20th, 2009 by slangon

Well, I guess this really isn’t a trade since I didn’t give anything up for them, but they’re a bunch of cards that found their way into my hands. And they came from my Dad of all people. My parents came to visit the other day and my Dad just hands me this stack of […]

Some Weirdo Mets Cards
September 14th, 2009 by slangon

When I got back into collecting a year or two ago, a lot of it had to do with digging up my old Trapper Keeper® full of cards that I had from when I was a kid. That basically became the foundation of my collection and has grown exponentially from there. Some of the cards […]