Tag: Casey Stengel

With “What Ifs” Aplenty for Melancholy MLB Fans, Here’s Yo La Tengo; Best Baseball Story Ever?

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NEW YORK, NY – Whilst the Major League Baseball season is over for many fans – in the sense that their team is golfing, cleaning gutters or tanning on some hurricane-friendly beach, we are still under its grip… We’re not ready to stop playing Tap Baseball on our phones. Not ready to end the the […]

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MLB Fan Tale of Joy, Expensive Seats, Bill O’Reilly and Ignominious Mets

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NEW YORK, NY – Regular Monday MTM lightening rod, DJ Eberle, has today off. But we’re hoping you’ll be entertained with today’s piece enough not to notice. With that, how about this MLB Fan Tale of Joy, Expensive Seats and Ignominious Mets? The other night Buffalo Joe came down from “God’s Country” on Niagara Falls […]

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Why Mets Are On Their Way, Why Yanks Tanking, Carmelo and Boys from Brazil

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CORONA, NY – Put it in the Books! And the Ballgame is over! And though as your Fake General Manager, one rarely prone to hyperbole, I’ve seen enough to make this prediction official: The New York Mets have turned a corner.  I’m not referring to the corner of 126th Street and Roosevelt Avenue or River […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: FAMOUS MISHEARD SPORTS QUOTES

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NEW YORK, NY – We’re taking a break from our regularly scheduled holiday-themed columns to bring you this sensitive think piece on the spoken word. Between all of the comments flying around in this whole Tiger Woods mess, the always-suspect statements released by George Steinbrenner, and just about every other athlete claiming that their words […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: THE ONION, PART II

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UPTOWN, NY – As the Jefferson’s theme song goes I’m movin on up, from pinch hitter to platoon player. I’ll be taking over Sam’s-A-Fan corner outfield spot every other Friday. Sam did terrific work in a thankless job but finally landed on the DL with writers cramp. Hopefully he’ll be back soon for some pinch […]

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TAKE ME OUT TO THE METS GAME

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by Maria Christoforidis NEW YORK, NY – The Mets’ hunger for a sweep still remained in their minds after they were unable to fulfill it at Fenway Park this past Sunday. All players came together this week to effectively produce three satisfying wins, giving the Mets their second 3-game-sweep of the season-the first being against […]

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ONE MAN'S DREAM… REALIZED

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SHEA STADIUM, NY – She may be gone but I can still smell her familiar smell see her friendly facade. We shared many days and nights; some great, some not so great. She let me laugh and yell and smile and sulk and then one grand day, she helped me with a dream. That’s right, […]

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