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Southpaw’s Valentine Delivery

Friday, February 12th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

If you know me or follow this website, you know that the White Sox are my Chicago baseball team of choice after moving here in 2007. U.S. Cellular Field is nicer and more comfortable stadium than Wrigley. The food and ...

A Few Words on Mike Piazza and the Hall of Fame

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It's about time! Seriously, it's taken probably a year too long for Mike Piazza to get voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. We all have our ideas why it took so long, but I'm not wanting to write about ...

My Water Taxi Ride with Mike Piazza to the World Series

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 Posted in Mets, Mike Pizza, Uncategorized, World Series | 5 Comments »

Having tickets to see the Mets play in the World Series is an exciting event on its own. Taking a Delta/Mets branded taxi with Mike Piazza and Jim Breuer to the game makes it even more exciting. Piazza was my ...

Playoff Game Watches!

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It's finally time that the Mets are back in the playoffs! The pitching we have and the trade deadline additions have made it an exciting second half of the season. That said, there will be some game watches at a ...

Annual Game at Citi Field

Monday, June 17th, 2013 Posted in Citi Field, Mets games, Uncategorized | No Comments »

I try to make one Mets game a season at Citi Field. I got there last fall to see R.A. Dickey get win No. 19 and was back this past Sunday, June 9, to catch a game against the Marlins. ...

Mets 2011 Opening Day Meetup

Saturday, March 26th, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Let's get the season started with a game watch meetup at Finley Dunne's! (Located half a block from the Paulina Brown Line stop.) The game is Friday April 1st against the Marlins and first pitch is set for 6:10 CT. Both ...

Mets/Cubs Pre-game Meetups

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

On September 3rd, the Mets arrive to open a 3-game series with the Cubs. Just like last year, I plan to head to Merkle's before the Friday and Sunday games for pre-game meetups. I believe Ted Berg and Matt Cerrone ...

The Blackhawks, The Mets and Their Finances

Saturday, July 31st, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

On Friday, the Chicago Tribune published a very fascinating article about the Chicago Blackhawks. Despite breaking all sorts of attendance records for selling out every home game, and winning the Stanley Cup this past season, they are more in the ...

Finally, Some Bragging Rights!

Friday, April 23rd, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Last night the Mets won their first series of the season. Of course, we would have loved to seen them win a series earlier than this, but I'll take it. Why? Because it was against the Cubs and for once ...

What do you do with your tickets?

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

It's a slow day for this Chicago Mets fan, so I asked on Twitter what people do with tickets that they save from events they have gone to. Not surprising, most people store them in shoeboxes. TheHappyRecap even sent along this ...