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The Unhappy Recap, Part 3

This is part 3 on “The Mets Dark Years” by former National Baseball Hall of Fame researcher and librarian Russell Wolinsky. The Management Following the death of team owner Joan Payson in 1975, Mets management slipped into an era of … Continue reading

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Poor Mets Fans, Poor Sandy Koufax

Mets owners Wilpon and Katz ducked a 95-mph fastball. Based on a ruling today, the club would only have to cough up $162 million. Fans of the New York Mets are stuck with the present ownership for as far as … Continue reading

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The Mets and Wilpons Catch a Break

Thanks to a recent ruling, the New York Mets would not be subject to upward of $1 billion lost in their involvement with Bernard Madoff. You could hear the collective sigh of relief coming from now-empty Citifield in Flushing, New … Continue reading

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Mets Partnership Talks Collapse

Hedge-fund mogul David Einhorn, 42, has withdrawn his offer, or had it withdrawn, for a significant minority share in the troubled New York Mets franchise. Although the present blogger, Evander, finds economic issues to be of less interest to our … Continue reading

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Right Off the Bat Book Featured at BookExpo America

Wednesday, May 25, noon, booth 3353, we are signing the first copies of Right Off the Bat for the book trade at BookExpo America. It promises to be a lively time. Our publisher, Paul Dry, will be on hand of … Continue reading

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“Why Leave a City that Has Six Professional Sports Teams and Also the Mets?”

I (Evander) cannot believe what I’m reading in the May 30, 2011, New Yorker. Mets owner Fred Wilpon, who is in hot water for his alleged “enabler” connection to the prison-serving (150-years sentence) Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff, says about Jose Reyes: … Continue reading

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