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David Wright set the Mets’ career hits record

Feb 28, 2017 1 Comment by

It was threatening to rain but didn’t and the ball park was more empty then filled. The few fans there were hoping to see David Wright set the Mets’ career hits record.

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This Bogus Ticket Still Got Us In!

Feb 21, 2017 3 Comments by

by Stefan C. The morning of November 6th 2010 i went in to the city to work at my dads friends chocolate shop to make some extra money because i was planning on going to a concert later that i didn’t have tickets to. All day i was calling up craigslist ads trying to get […]

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The Knicks to the NBA Finals – 1999

May 10, 2016 No Comments

by Matt P. The wasn’t much pressure on the Knicks that night. If they won they’d become the first #8 seed to make the playoffs – if not they’d get another shot in a couple of days. So even though this was NY – it was mostly a free-roll. I was there with an old […]

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Opening Day ’78- Reggie – Reggie – Reggie

Mar 24, 2016 No Comments

The Yankees ended the 1977 season by winning the World Series for the 21st time. It was 15 years without one. Reggie stirred the drink with 3 Home Runs in game 6 to beat the Dodgers. Opening day at Yankee Stadium of 1978 season the new candy bar was handout at the gates to each […]

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Sports Illustrated Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century

Feb 23, 2016 No Comments

It was Dec.’99 and Sports Illustrated was getting the Greatest Athletes from the 20th Century together. Awards and applause for everyone. I remember this stub mostly for the respect that went out for Muhammad Ali

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Monday Night Football @ the New York Jet Game

Jan 03, 2016 No Comments

Monday Night Football at the Jet Game. I’d like to think of myself as a “glass half full” type of guy. But, growing up in Queens, and being genetically programmed to be a Met and Jet fan has turned me more into a “dribble glass” kinda guy.

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Ah, Quinn the Eskimo – encore

Dec 02, 2015 No Comments

by Jon Hemlock No-one will ever call the Meadowland a great venue for a shows, but as always, the band did their part and the NY crowd (always there and into it) was providing enough energy for 200,000 people. I was there with a couple of buddies who has taken the trip up from DC […]

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Arlo Guthrie – thanks for Alice’s Restaurant

Nov 26, 2015 No Comments

by Paul Dugan An Arlo Guthrie concert is an experience and no matter how many you see, it’s always different. I’ve seen him four times the most recent this past weekend at the Colonial Theatre in Keene NH. The Colonial is a great place to see a show, with just 888 seats it’s a very […]

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Gretzky last time on ice

Nov 07, 2015 No Comments

I dug this stub out thinking about the Winter Classic coming up today in Pittsburgh, then realized why I’d held onto it after all. It was Gretzky’s last game at the Garden – and the crowd was there to pay homage to the Great One. It was amazing what his presence had meant at MSG […]

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Could Georgetown lose to the American University Eagles?

Nov 04, 2015 No Comments

Could Georgetown lose to the American University Eagles? We’re #5 – no WAY Coming off the loss in the biggest game of the year – “Ewing vs Sampson” (a ticket  they must have sold separately cause I can’t find it and know I was there), we were ranked 5th – and they were American. So […]

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