Trading cards are fun to collect. For some it’s entertainment. For others, it’s an escape from the workweek. For the Fried Family, it’s different. Warren Fried has two children Aiden and Noa. The benefit they receive from card collecting is something I’d never heard about before. Noa has dyspraxia, and
The New York Mets are currently winning, and when that happens a lot of other things get overlooked by the fanbase and media. Having watched Buck Showalter for many years, I thought I would point out some of his foibles every once in a while and see if they become
Ed Hearn was a member of the 1986 New York Mets team that won a World Championship. He played for the Kansas City Royals as well. After his career was over he became a speaker. I interviewed him after he had successfully overcome potential kidney failure 20 years ago when
Buck Showalter was talking to the media recently and said that we will see what happens with Jacob deGrom for Opening Day, and I didn’t believe him. The way he said it, the sell job wasn’t good.
As you all know, five minutes later, ESPN breaks the story via a source
Baseball will never die. It’s played all over the world in different forms. As an example, there is Finnish baseball and a top prospect in the 2022 NHL Draft, Brad Lambert, talked about that with me recently.
“I have been to a Finnish baseball game, and we always played it in
Emile was my hockey friend. An NHL legend. Most notably with the New York Rangers front office from 1964-1976. He was the head coach and general manager for much of that time. We would have long chats about hockey and baseball. Everything he told me about hockey is in my
Since the Mets won’t be playing anytime soon. I am starting a series called “The Best of the Mets”. I will talk about the Mets' best players of all time at certain positions, and if this is popular, I may branch out to other teams. The first position is third
The New York Mets have recently hired some new coaches. Eric Chavez is their new hitting coach. He was a good player, and he was hired away from the Yankees, presumably for more money.
Joey Cora is now their third base coach. He was a player that wall all effort. He
When Steven Cohen took over the New York Mets the hope was they would be one of the top spenders in the league, and they would attract a great general manager, and so far, they got close with both.
The Mets had the third-highest payroll but still 11 million under the
Don’t worry, I still think the New York Mets have to make some moves to hold on to first place in the NL East. That’s the only way they will get into the postseason. I get that.
Carlos Carrasco threw live batting practice. Do you count on him being in the