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Hombres de Negro, 1969, los Milagrosos Mets y aquel Magallanes. (Men in Black, 1969, the Miracle Mets and those Magallanes Navigators)

June 22, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

En la entrada del cine insistí varias veces para que viéramosLa Isla Misteriosa.Miguelín se quedó mirando los lagartos y abejas gigantes. Sus ojos exploraban el cartelón adyacente y repitió todas las veces, que prefería Hombresde Negro 3. Desde el miércoles me había dicho “Quiero ver esa película contigo papá” y me abrazó. En la puerta nos dieron los […]

No-Hitters on the Road

June 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Like every Mets fan my age, I’ve only been waiting since 1962 for their first no-hitter. Well, that might not be accurate. In those early years there were few illusions about the potential of any Mets pitcher to pitch a no-hitter. We weren’t like the fans of the expansion Montreal Expos in 1969, who got […]

Mets To Host 2013 All-Star Game

May 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Mets to host 2013 All-Star Game (via AFP) Major League Baseball’s 84th All-Star Game will be hosted in 2013 by the New York Mets at their three-year-old ballpark, $600 million Citi Field, commissioner Bud Selig announced on Wednesday. The Mets previously hosted the mid-season event once before, in 1964 at Shea Stadium in the year […]

Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary: There’s Nothing Like Being at the Game

May 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

I’ve never considered myself religious by any means. Yet, I’m a believer that everyone has some place where they just feel at home, or safe. A sanctuary, of sorts. To some of the more religious types, a church. Baseball stadiums are my church. There is just something about passing through the gates and walking into […]