1. The Mets Patch, The Rust, Baracklyn and The Pettitte-Manny Conspiracy

    Some quick hits. This patch on the left showed up today. I think we all agree it is awful and stupid. It doesn't say what inaugural season...

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  2. Baseball Writers Prove Their Hypocrisy Yet Again

    The Hall of Fame voting results were announced this afternoon and once again, the members of the BBWAA have shown that they are a bunch of hypocrites...

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  3. Can't Believe I'm Saying It: Sign Manny For A Year

    Mets Should Sign Ramirez They say if you live long enough, you become everything you hate. I'm about to write something I never thought I'd write. I've always been about winning with home-grown players and good guys...

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  4. New York Mets: They Don't Want To Be the Yankees

    There was a lot of flurry over here about an article from Friday called The Small Market Baseball Team From Queens. I must admit and give thanks for a hook-up from Mets Blog, who sent a ton ...

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  5. Giants Ruin NFL Playoffs for Me (and America)

    Cardinals-Eagles. Really?If Cardinals-Eagles were the 4 p.m. game in Week nine, you'd go walk the dog.After the Eagles tied the Bengals, Eagles fans wanted to do to McNabb what Mets fans wanted to do to Carlos Delgado on May 1st...

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  6. Stadium Renovations: Can't Be Done

    Here's a cool slideshow of the renovation of Kauffman (Royals) Stadium. As I discussed the other day, it's a shame that no technology exists to convert an aging stadium, say one that opened in 1973 (or 1976), into a modern ballpark...

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  7. Baltimore Orioles Are Jacking It This Spring

    Yeah I know the headline sounds naughty. The Orioles are jacking up ticket prices this spring. Want to see the Bosox play the Orioles? The O's won't sell you a ticket...

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  8. I'd Like to Root For the Giants but the PSL's Make It Hard

    I'm not a Giants fan. I'm not an Eagles fan. I have no stake in this game. I am a sports fan and an NFL fan and I live in the NYC area...

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  9. Tim Redding Doesn't Need To Win, Just Needs To Eat

    The Mets signed Tim Redding. You're probably not impressed. No, he's not CC Sabathia and he's not Derek Lowe. He's Pedro and he's dirt cheap. To be a successful Met, he doesn't need to win; he needs to eat innings...

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  10. The Small Market Baseball Team From New York City

    This offseason I've enjoyed the Mets' frugality. The Mets act as if they don't have all the same advantages as the Yankees. New stadium (check). Their own TV network (check). New York City area (check)...

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  11. Mets Police's "Hall of Garvey" Nominees

    As the blogosphere zeroes in on everyone's faux Hall of Fame ballots, I've decided to repost mine along with nominees for the Hall of Garvey. What's the Hall of Garvey? It's that special place for the very good baseball player...

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  12. Sure Glad The Yankees Moved Across The Street

    If only there were some way to modernize your ballpark, say by adding seats above a green monster or by building something new around the previous framework...

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  13. My Hall of Fame Ballot

    Every year for the last few years I have posted my thoughts (in the past on my own blog) on who the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) should enshrine into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown (as if they would ever listen to just a fan...

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  14. Corporate Taxpayer Bailout Field: Where Home Runs Go To Die (Link)

    A tip of the Mets hat (blue of course) to Amazin' Avenue for this really cool piece about Corporate Taxpayer Bailout Field being the place where home runs go to die. It's going to be really weird being in a new ballpark...

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  15. New York City Drops the Arrogance, Doesn't Need Skyboxes

    Yay, sometimes the good guys win. From the Boston Herald: State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, who accuses the city of conducting the stadium negotiations behind closed doors, said the ...

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  16. Gammons on Young Teams

    A pretty good Peter Gammons column the other day that included this observation (useful to GMs that like 41 year old outfielders). Dave Studenmund has a great piece in this year's Hardball Times Annual about how the game is getting younger...

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  17. Another Reason To Ditch The Black Uniforms: Money!

    Around these parts we really really hate the Mets black uniforms. Unfortunately the Wilpons don't care and only like money. Today I appeal to their greed. Assume every dopey 20 year old already has a black Piazza shirt and a black Wright jersey...

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  18. Fun Stuff From The Week

    Our weekly look back at the most popular posts on metspolice.com The The Future Look Back At 2009 made it onto Fark so that was the big winner of the week. Read it to find out who wins the 2009 World Series...

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  19. Why Are Mets Uniforms A State Secret?

    I was thinking about Mets uniforms the other day and realized how annoying it is to never quite be sure what the team is going to wear...

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  20. Bobby Valentine Speaks

    The Connecticut Post has this article with Bobby Valentine. "The WBC is the world event that baseball needs," Valentine said. "But personally, I'd rather see championship teams from each country play each other...

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  21. Cool Futbol Rivalry You Never Heard Of

    Not much going on in baseball tonight (hey MLB Network got anything interesting to put on? I mean baseball has only been around for 125 years, surely you can go a little further back than 2008)...

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  22. Yankees Bad For Baseball? (Link)

    Are the Yankees bad for baseball? Click the link. Oh, please. The Yankees are the best thing to happen to baseball. There is a reason that when the Yankees visit a city, they break attendance records...

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  23. Cool Mets Fan Article (link)

    I stumbled across this yesterday. Excerpts below. Worth a click to the entire thing. 6. I'll name some names and you tell me what comes to mind. It can be a thought, a memory, or whatever you want...

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  24. Sorry America, NYC Doesn't Care About Bowl Games

    ESPN keeps trying to tell me how it cool it is that they are showing 8 billion bowl games yesterday and today. I remember from my childhood that there's probably games on the networks today...

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  25. MLB Network Debuts Today

    The MLB Network debuts today. "I like the idea of" it (as an old friend used to say) but information has been pretty sketchy. My cable system has yet to list the individual programs (that's you Fios) but overall it can't hurt...

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