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Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
Baseball meets art at All-Star FanFest
News Terence M. Cullen 7/15/2013 at 6:05PM

It was a bright day at Citi Field, Mr. Met on the JumboTron and traffic on all surrounding parkways was bumper-to-bumper. Then the sky fell dark as artist Charles Fazzone took a paintbrush to the heavens and made it a midnight blue. A group of people gathered around his work station and marveled as Fazzone [...]

Famed Bill Buckner ball sold at auction
News Billy Rennison 5/04/2012 at 2:55PM

“Little roller up along first, behind the bag! It gets through Buckner! Here comes Knight and the Mets win it!” Any Mets fan knows this is the call by Vin Scully in the 10th inning of Game 6 in the 1986 World Series. The baseball that scored Ray Knight, ending the organization’s most memorable game, [...]

Mets ’86 champs reunite at Strawberry’s
Mets ’86 champs reunite at Strawberry’s
News Bob Doda 10/24/2011 at 4:32PM

The World Series Champion 1986 New York Mets – one of the most memorable teams in New York baseball history – recently gathered for their 25th anniversary celebration at Strawberry’s Sports Grill in Douglaston. With Game Six on every television screen, almost all of the storied team filed in, including fan favorites Keith Hernandez, Mookie [...]