The Night Wilmer Walked-Off

Wilmer Flores hitting a walk-off home run vs. the Nationals on July 31, 2015, is the best Mets moment I ever witnessed live. Even if I wasn’t there, it would still be one of my favorite Mets memories. In fact, the whole day and evening is memorable. Jen and I decided the night before it … Continue reading The Night Wilmer Walked-Off

Remembering Mets Brawls

Since it's the 4th of July, it's only fitting to look back at past Mets brawls, where on-field fireworks and timeless memories were created. This list does not include notable Mets vs. the Media altercations, which have their own set of fireworks! The 1986 Mets It's well-documented the '86 Mets were rock stars on and … Continue reading Remembering Mets Brawls

The Night Doc Gooden Went All The Way and Loss

Since July 1 marks Bobby Bonilla Day, it’s only appropriate to look back at the first time I ever saw the Amazin’s away from Shea Stadium. A game where Bobby Bonilla went hitless, Doc Gooden went the distance and the Mets loss. Again. On July 1, 1993, I saw the Mets take on the expansion … Continue reading The Night Doc Gooden Went All The Way and Loss

The Night Coco Crisp Robbed David Wright at Fenway

The New York Mets 2006 season was memorable for a million and one reasons. The loss vs. the Boston Red Sox on June 29 doesn't typically register when thinking about that season, but it does for me because I had a front row seat for one of the greatest catches I ever saw in person. … Continue reading The Night Coco Crisp Robbed David Wright at Fenway

Seeing ‘Double’: The Night Leiter Owned the Twins

There’s no question that Al Leiter was a bulldog on the mound, especially during his Mets tenure. The same can’t be said of his at-bats. With a lifetime .085 batting average, at least his ‘butcher boy’ hacks were entertaining. And that’s one of two reasons why being at Shea Stadium on June 19, 2002, is … Continue reading Seeing ‘Double’: The Night Leiter Owned the Twins

The night Tim Tebow overshadowed Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil

Yes, you read the headline correctly. And yes, hindsight is always 20/20. Let this be a lesson that you never know who you're going to see at a minor league game. In this case, it was Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil. Jen and I went to see the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A affiliate of the … Continue reading The night Tim Tebow overshadowed Pete Alonso and Jeff McNeil

The Night Thor and Terry Got ’86’ed

Chase Utley has a way of ruining things. May 28, 2016, should have been remembered for the festivities commemorating the 30th anniversary of the ’86 Mets championship team. Instead, this unseasonably hot and muggy, Saturday evening is remembered - fondly by the loved ones in attendance with me - as the night I absolutely lost … Continue reading The Night Thor and Terry Got ’86’ed