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Book Review

Book Review: For the Love of the Mets

An interesting opportunity arose recently that allowed me to merge my two favorite interests: my kids and the Mets. With the costs of taking the kids to a game being way too prohibitive in recent years and the hardships of trying to keep them interested through more than two or three batters when watching on […]

Book Review: Faith and Fear in Flushing

When I started this blog over 5 years ago (has it already been that long?) there were relatively few Mets related blogs around. The following year (2005) saw more blogs added to the roster and then things really took off to the point where as of this writing there are 56 active Mets related blogs […]

Book Review: Darling’s The Complete Game

When I first started to be a Mets fan in the late seventies the team sucked. As I grew into my teens the organization was acquiring the talent that would lead to 1986 world series champions. Just as I was getting more heavily into my fandom players like Keith Hernandez and George Foster were being […]

Book Review: A Magic Summer

In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the 1969 World Champion Mets the folks at Skyhorse Publishing have re-released Stanley Cohen’s A Magic Summer. (Kindle version available here.) The book tells the story of the of the team from spring training through the last game of the series. Though the book originally came out 20 […]