Some Home Grown Goodness
August 11th, 2010 by slangon

In case you haven’t noticed, I haven’t spent a whole lot of time recently addressing the trials and tribulations of the New York Mets, other than to occasionally throw out an exasperated comment here and there. I guess that happens when you have a team that was looking pretty good prior to the All-Star break, […]

2010 Topps Series 2 Hobby Box, Part 3
May 30th, 2010 by slangon

Here we go with round 2. The one problem with this round was that I realized that there were 9 Mickey Mantle Packs, 9 Ty Cobb packs, only 8 Babe Ruths and 10 Dustin Pedroias. Therefore, if I want to stick to my plan of 9 rounds of Cobb vs. Ruth vs. Mantle vs. Pedroia, […]

Building My Case
May 25th, 2010 by slangon

Exhibit A: So far, a 1/4 of the way through the 2010 Baseball Season, Johan Santana and Mike Pelfrey have unsurprisingly emerged as the top 2 pitchers on the Mets staff. Coincidentally, during a series against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on April 30th through May 2nd, the 2 of them threw back-to-back […]

Happy Opening Day
April 5th, 2010 by slangon

So it’s finally here. I guess technically yesterday was the season opener, but really who cares about the defending world champs playing against their bitter rivals at one of the oldest ballparks in the country. SNORE! Right now as I type this, we’re looking at roughly 3 hours until Johan Santana throws the first pitch […]

2010 SlangKo’s Heroes of the Diamond: Part III
September 18th, 2009 by slangon

The Preview At this point, I’m still working out some details on the checklist, but I think I’ve pretty much got the design of the base cards locked down. I have a handful of them done, but for now I’m just going to show you this: Of course I was going to start with a […]