Tag: Gary Carter

From The Vault Friday: Clearing Buckner of Biggest Choke in Sports History

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BOSTON, MA – With the year 2016 marking the 30th anniversary of what make call the Biggest Choke in Sports History – the Red Sox losing the 1986 World Series to the New York Mets – we thought it appropriate to revisit the scene of the crime… or actually, revisit the revisit of the scene […]

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David Wright, Wrestlemania! Oh, and ESPN Still Sucks

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SANDS POINT, NY – Sunday night was sheer bedlam at The FSA Compound. The day started with hellacious winds that overwhelmed even the vaunted preparation of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA). The normally stalwart utility – that rose to fame during SuperStorm Sandy three plus years back – saw over 25,000 “customers” on Long […]

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Mets’ Alderson Succumbed to Pressure-NL East Title in their Sights

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Centennial, CO—I don’t know about everyone else, but I’ve been both enjoying “the ride” and running out of things to bitch about. Let’s face it, and this was Short Matt‘s fear all along. I’m a “One-Trick Pony”  How long can one crazed yet passionate Met fan rail against his team’s ownership and its General Manager […]

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Bring Jose Reyes Back to Mets! Bring Him Home!

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Denver, CO–Here it is. For 5 long years Met fans have suffered. Suffered like no other time in the team’s history. Suffered the indignity of punchlines, insults, crooked ownership, incompetent on and off field management. Losing is always part of the deal when you’re a Met fan. Comes with the territory, the pact Met fans […]

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Yankees to Honor Posada, Bernie, Andy. What about Ariana Grande?

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Monument Park, Bronck’s Farm —What’s in a number? Well, plenty if you pay close enough attention.  Take the New York Yankees. Please. The Bronx Bombers announced yesterday that they will retire the numbers of 2 members of their famed “core 4” this Summer.  Jorge Posada (#20) and Andy Pettitte (#46) will be honored and deservedly […]

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Royal Baby, Moley Russell’s Wart, Ryan Braun’s Pants on Fire, Who are Hall of Fame Players?

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NEW YORK, NY – Late Breaking news…the lovely Duchess of Cambridge has given the world a baby boy!  We are one step closer to cleansing the Royal Family of 1100 years of horse faces, Alfed E Newman smiles and in-breeding that had for generations given us some of the ugliest punims the world has ever seen. Princess Diana […]

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Donald Fehr, The NFL, Renee Richards

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MTM HQ – There’s a lot going on out there in sports but the focus for me today is the NHL’s Donald Fehr, the NFL and a tennis-playing Doctor… Fehr Strikes Out Remember Donald Fehr? He was the orchestrator of the darkest day in MLB history as Player’s Association Executive Director that led members to […]

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A Baseball Life! Gary Carter Safe At Home

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MONTREAL, CANADA – It certainly wasn’t going to be the man’s heart. He had way too much of that, regardless of his proximity to a baseball field. Heart, an aspect missing in Queens lately and a major reason the ’86 Mets team was tough to beat. As fundamentally sound as a catcher there ever was, […]

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Drugs: Lin, Lance, Lundquist, Carter & Whitney

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STREET CORNER, USA – Drugs seemed to be the theme of the week: those who took em`, those who deny taking `em, and those who never will take `em.  So let’s consider then, who’s a druggie and who ain’t. As Cookie mentioned yesterday, Lance Armstrong recently took second place in a competitive half Iron Man triathlon. Lance […]

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Cookie’s Corner: This Week In Sports… And Celebs

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – Before we start, I’d like to express my condolences to the Carter family and Mets fans everywhere on the passing of Gary Carter.  As a Yankee fan growing up in ’86, there’s no forgetting the Amazin’s and the key role Gary Carter played with that team.  Most assuredly, someone much better suited […]

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