More than 400 fans attended the first ever Queens Baseball Convention at McFadden’s bar in Citi Field.
Ten days after the world stopped and cried for New York, Mike Piazza made history with a swing of the bat that gave the city hope once again. The September 21, 2001 homerun Piazza hit was late in the first professional sports game since the September 11 attacks, and gave the Mets the lead in [...]
Former Met Mike Piazza, other nominees not voted into Baseball Hall of Fame; first time no inductees since 1996
No one’s going on the wall this year. The candidates for the Baseball Hall of Fame failed to get the needed 75-percent of votes today to make it into Cooperstown. This was the first time since 1996 that no one was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. One of those ball players was Mets [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 73. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 5 to [...]
“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, [...]