New York Mets

Banner Day returns, brings out the fans
Banner Day returns, brings out the fans
Sports Liam La Guerre 5/30/2012 at 4:57PM

Wearing a sparking golden crown and wielding a play horse, 1971 Banner Day winner Debby Brandon stood in line on the outskirts of Citi Field for the event’s return. The contest, which was halted in 1996 but revived this year for the team’s 50th anniversary, featured more than 300 Mets fans parading around Citi Field [...]

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Patience running thin in Queens
Patience running thin in Queens
Sports Michael Pantelidis 4/05/2012 at 10:47AM

Hope may spring eternal, but patience is running thin in Queens. The New York Mets enter the 2012 season as significant underdogs in one of Major League Baseball’s best divisions. As good as the National League East became this offseason – with Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle joining the Miami Marlins, the emerging Washington Nationals [...]

Mets to pay tribute to Carter on opening Day
Mets to pay tribute to Carter on opening Day
Sports Michael Pantelidis 3/27/2012 at 2:30PM

In a tribute befitting his legacy, thousands of Mets fans will have the privilege to pay their respects to Gary “The Kid” Carter on Opening Day. The New York Mets will honor Carter’s memory before their first game of the season against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, April 5 at Citi Field. A pre-game ceremony [...]

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Mets owners settle with Madoff trustee for $162 million
News Jay Lane 3/19/2012 at 9:45AM

The Mets owners and a trustee for Bernard Madoff’s fraud victims have settled for $162 million. The Mets owners will not pay anything for three years. Jury selection had been set to begin in a civil trial to determine how much the team owners will owe other investors who trusted their money to Madoff. Read more: New York [...]

Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 9:04AM

Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges Two Queens teens were arrested for gunning down an 18-year-old after the shooting was caught on camera, and each has since been hit with separate charges of attempted murder, cops said yesterday. Sean Barnhill, 19, and Alexander Burgess, 16, allegedly shot and wounded Daryl Adams, 18, [...]

Mets tickets go on sale Monday at 10 a.m.
Mets tickets go on sale Monday at 10 a.m.
News Billy Rennison 3/02/2012 at 5:38PM

Spring training is in full swing, Opening Day is a month away: time to get your Mets tickets. New York Mets tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 5 at 10 a.m. The Mets open their season on against their rival the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, April 5 at 1:10 p.m. [...]

State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients
State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients
News Jay Lane 2/24/2012 at 2:29PM

State Orders Peninsula Hospital To Stop Taking Patients Laboratory problems are forcing changes at Peninsula Hospital in Queens. The State Department of Health has ordered the hospital to stop admitting patients and performing surgeries, and plan to transfer its current patients elsewhere. The order comes after Peninsula’s lab permit was suspended for 30 days after [...]

Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
Former Met Gary Carter succumbs to brain cancer
News Steve Mosco 2/16/2012 at 6:21PM

Forever known as “the Kid,” former Mets catcher Gary Carter died at 4:10 p.m. on February 16 after battling brain cancer. He was 57. A key cog on the Mets’ 1986 championship team, the man best known for his leadership and clutch hitting was diagnosed with the disease after doctors discovered inoperable tumors on his [...]