Mo, Mike & Martinez Meet the Media

 Mr. 100% and his fellow new members of the Hall of Fame gathered in Manhattan on Wednesday to meet the media as they basked in the glow of their new status as immortals from the baseball field.     The glass barrier has been broken as Mariano Rivera elicited the full...

David Wright Retires: Esposito’s Take

Esposito: Wright Time, Wright Place, Wright Way To Go By Andy Esposito The Captain finally had to acquiesce to the reality of his physical limitations. His body, which had so skillfully allowed him to accrue the greatest quantity of hits (1,771), runs (949), doubles...

Good Night Dark Knight

Good Night to the Dark Knight By Andy Esposito  In what was described by Mets GM Sandy Alderson as the “end of an era,” he announced prior to the Friday night series opener against the Rockies that Matt Harvey had refused an assignment to the minor leagues and would...

Remembering The Glider

By Andy Esposito                   It was impossible not to like Ed Charles. The beloved former Mets third baseman, who earned the colorful nickname, The Glider, for his smooth defensive acumen, lived his life with such...

Steve Garvey: Hall of Famer?

Words or wisdom from the inimitable Andy Esposito on Steve Garvey’s Hal of Fame Candidacy: Man, I don’t get it. I just don’t get it.With this week’s announcement that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell had achieved enough votes by the latest version of the Veteran’s...