Mutt’s Dream: Making The Mick

Off The Bookshelf: Mutt’s Dream: Making The Mick    September 13 By Andy Esposito, courtesy of NY Sports Day https://www.nysportsday.com/2020/09/13/off-the-bookshelf-mutts-dream-making-the-mick/   Someday, when some film maker chronicles the life of Mickey...

Tears For Seaver:

Tears for Seaver: A Loss Like No Other by Andy Esposito The Franchise is gone. The baseball world was thoroughly shocked Wednesday evening with the news of the passing of Tom Seaver at the age of 75 from complications due to Lewy body dementia and Covid-19, all...

Greatness in the English Language

Greatness in the English Language https://www.nysportsday.com/2020/09/03/seaver-redefined-greatness-in-the-english-language/ by Jamie Stanco Excerpted form NY Sports day We have tendency to abuse and stretch the English language in an often unfitting manner, and...

Mr. Met by Andy Esposito

A nifty article by longtime baseball writer and commentator Andy  Esposito about a true, real life Mr. Met… as Andy says Everybody knows Jay Horwitz!  A must readier baseball fans and especially for those in and around the meadows of Flushing, NY! Article...

Steve Dalkowski

Steve Dalkowski Today they would say he was an urban myth. A kid who threw harder than the hardest throwers of all time. He was legendary without being a legend, just like the movie Bull Durham. Steve Dalkowski. If you were young and impressionable in the early 1960s...

Before and After Don Larsen

Before and After Don Larsen – Observations by JP Stanco Sandy Koufax didn’t do it. Greg Maddux didn’t do it.  Tom The Franchise Seaver never did it. Negative for Jim Palmer and Juan Marichal the Dominican Dandy. Warren Spahn won 20 games 13 times(!) and 363...