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My Mets Story by Gregory Nichols

By Gregory Nichols, lifelong Mets fan and creator of the "Disgruntled Mets Fan" page on Facebook My earliest memory of the Mets is my family celebrating the World Series win in 1986. I don't remember anything about the game. I just remember my family celebrating, dancing and my older brother printing out "World Champions" on his DOT matrix printer. Ironically, at ... Read More »

Lenny Dykstra signs Mets memorablia on Staten Island

By Pamela Silvestri | silvestri@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Flatscreens blared and Fireball shots flowed as Play Sports Bar patrons awaited the arrival of baseball legend Lenny Dykstra. "It's a great night for Mets fans," enthused bar owner Carmine Gualtieri around 8 p.m. in Annadale. For a Thursday night, business proved especially brisk while staff readied photographs and Mets bric-a-brac ... Read More »

New York Mets Postseason Thoughts by Mike Lalor

Congratulations, Mets – onto the National League Championship Series (NLCS). On Thursday night, the New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2, in the 5th and deciding game of their heated NLDS battle. SP Jacob DeGrom did not have his best stuff early, but grinded out 6 strong innings. 2B Daniel Murphy was the offensive catalyst, going 3-for-4 with ... Read More »

One-game Wild Card Playoff in the Bleachers by Bryan Revello

During the decade I spent as a Bleacher Creature at the old stadium, I was lucky to have attended many legendary Yankee classics including memorable performances, “holy shit” moments and series-clinching victories. It has been a few years since I held season tickets but I felt compelled to attend the one-game Wild Card playoff because it is only the 2nd ... Read More »

Mets-Dodgers NLDS Overview with Mike Lalor

On Friday night, the New York Mets (90-72, 1st NL East) opened their National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers (92-70, 1st NL West) at Dodger Stadium. This is the first postseason appearance for the Amazins since 2006. For the Dodgers, this is their 3rd straight postseason appearance; they won the NL West this season for the 3rd ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello 10/3/15 The upcoming “win or go home” Wild Card playoff game is the first time the Yankees will be a participant since the playoff system changed in 2012. A fitting occasion as the Yankees’ celebrate the anniversary of Bucky Dent’s legendary home run which is the only other time in franchise history that the ... Read More »

New York Sports with Mike Lalor

Week 4 Preview: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins (in London) …and around NY sports Following their first loss of the 2015 NFL campaign, the New York Jets (2-1) traveled to London and will take on their long-time AFC East rival, the Miami Dolphins (1-2) this Sunday, at famous Wembley Stadium. Without starting RB Chris Ivory and starting WR Eric ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

9/26/15 Everything that can be said has already been written about the passing of Yogi Berra. A true legend, all star player and tremendous person has moved on. I find it fitting and romantic that he passes just in time for his wife Carmen's birthday so they can spend it together in Yankee heaven. The greatest living Yankee is no ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

9/19/15 Luis Severino pitched really well following his first real “bad start” of the season. This is another strong quality that the youngster has now shown which exemplifies why he may be the Yankees hottest young starting pitcher in many generations. I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again. The Yankees are an organization that have always relied on ... Read More »