Jacob deGrom is the ace of the New York Mets. He will remain that in my eyes until he signs elsewhere. I think there are three things he’s mulling over.
Salary is #1. He signed his last contract with the Mets with BVW as the GM, and the Wilpons still in
The Wilpons were afraid of knowledge that didn’t align with theirs. This lasted for 22 years. Every once in a while you could hear the frustration in his voice when he was on a broadcast. Hernandez knows hitting. Every Mets fan thought he should talk to players and fix what
I retain the right to change this list someday, The New York Jets winning another Super Bowl is a fine example but that probably won’t happen. My back story is I couldn’t walk until I was five. The details aren’t important right now but it’s the reason I love sports.
ALL-STAR GAME - The idea was conceived in 1933 by Arch Ward, Chicago Tribune sports editor. To give the fans a real rooting interest, Ward suggested that they are allowed to vote for their favorite players via popular ballot. In perhaps no other game do fans have such a rooting
The first run they ever scored came on a balk. They lost the first nine games they ever played. Rumor has it they picked the name of the best pitcher (Tom Seaver) in their history out of a hat on April Fools' Day.
They were supposed to be the replacement for
Skip Lockwood is a delight and so is this book. Sports Publishing has a winner here. Skip had a good career in baseball and he’s very open and honest in this book. It all starts with a terrific foreword by Hall of Fame pitcher, Fergie Jenkins.
Here’s how he intended to
The Marv Albert Foreword was a good setup for what is a very solid concept for a book. Kenny Albert’s list was impressive. His dad Marv topped him!
I loved Michelle Beadle’s. I would never have guessed she had hockey in hers. Pretty interesting hockey as well.
There are some big names
For those of you who ask me where to buy my book? Here are the titles and where you can get them.
100 Ranger Greats - This is currently out of print. But you can find it.
Barnes and Noble has a great out of print section as well.
Philadelphia Flyers - Images
Atlantic City, NJ -- Before I could get off the AC Expressway I saw billboards of “The Taj” and by the time I hit the exit for the Convention Center I heard they were going out of business after Labor Day weekend. That’s the reality of that area - -
Noah Syndergaard throws harder per fastball (97.1 MPH), on average, than any hurler in baseball. That’s a fact. He adds that to the Mets fine hard throwing staff of Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, and Steven Matz. They have youth, not a ton of experience, zero playoff experience before this season,