Tag: Bob Murphy

The Most Entertaining Man in Sports: Fat, Old Bartolo Colon

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FLUSHING, NY – The MLB’s Oldest Man doubles (pun intended) also as its Fattest Man. Without question, though, Bartolo Colon is also The Most Entertaining Man in Sports. There isn’t a Kevin James or Cedric The Entertainer lookalike out there that doesn’t at least consider that they could be successful in professional sports… because of […]

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Brilliant Sports Mind Big Al Sternberg (Fake Sandy Alderson) Cheated By Cancer.

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This column was written just before Big Al left us to rub elbows with Bob Murphy, Lindsey Nelson and Ralph Kiner. The news of his passing was posted by one of his 15 yearold, brave twin boys, Jackson. I write this with a heavy heart, at 5:49 this morning my dad passed away. — Jackson […]

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1986 Mets 30th Anniversary: On Camera w Howard Johnson and Son Glen

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ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY – With the 1986 World Champion Mets – and their Amazin’ fans – celebrating the 30th Anniversary of that Marvelous (say it like Bob Murphy), we had the opportunity to speak with one of their key players, Howard Johnson, and his son Glen. Is a Hojo comeback in the cards? Will Glen […]

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Bryce Harper vs. Pap! Flop Sweat Everywhere!

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Douglaston, NY—In “Broadcast News,” the classic film of nearly 30 years ago, there is a memorable exchange between the great Albert Brooks and co-star William Hurt. While Hurt’s character is rocketing to undeserved success, he asks Brooks in confidence “what do you do when your reality exceeds even your wildest dreams?” Disgusted that everything seems […]

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Biblical Mets! Noah vs. Moses! Sandy Doing Good?!

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NIRVANA, MI – “Well, Hi again, everybody! What a beautiful day for baseball! Nothing but a few high, puffy, cumulus, otherwise harmless clouds up above. We’ve got a heckuva match up today. For the visiting Giants, their young, ebullient righthander Chris Heston will toe the rubber. For the home-standing Mets, it’ll be good looking rookie […]

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Greatest Calls Ever, Schmates, American Hero Jerry Coleman and Uncle Leo

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SAN DIEGO, CA – Possibly overlooked amidst the hysteria of Wild Card Weekend and last night’s Florida State BCS win, was the passing of a legend.  No, not my Uncle Morty, who used to toss me in the deep end of the pool at the Nevele in the Catskills when I was 5. Though Morty […]

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