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David Wright set the Mets’ career hits record

Aug 25, 2015 No Comments 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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The Ultimate 2 For 1

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments by

by Carl “Fritz” Fischer Many people have experienced Opening day at Yankee stadium, None however could come close to this one. It  was a long standing tradition for me. I would go with police and fire fighters from Westchester County.  The group grew to over 300 people before we had to end it. April 10 […]

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Another Shot at Red Sox Nation

Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

Juan Miranda draws a walk-off walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Yankees defeat Boston 4-3. It was great to see Papelbon and the evil Red Sox Nation lose the last regular season home game. Long night with a great ending.   title: Another Shot at Red Sox […]

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I hate the Red Sox

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

First I’m a Yankee fan; detest the Red Sox Nation, and not a Mets supporter. With that out of the way a friend and I decided to try to get tickets to the World Series, what the hell we live in the NYC metropolitan area. Using the ancient technology, land line phones we call the […]

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David Cone Perfect Game

Aug 22, 2014 2 Comments

by Dan Erhardt Even back as recently as 1999, it’s my understanding that the common practice at most ballparks –Yankee Stadium included — was to rip a patrons ticket to validate entrance to the game. Take a look at the picture of that ticket..  notice that it’s fully intact. That’s because I didn’t go. I […]

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My First Night Game

Aug 15, 2014 1 Comment

By Gretchen K. In the process of cleaning my desk I found these tickets (stubs) from a Phillies game I attended summer 2009. It was the first night game I ever went to. It was an absolutely a beautiful night. The Phillies lost…however…but the time spent with my children, husband, aunt & uncle was priceless! […]

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Fernando Valenzuela at Shea Stadium

Aug 09, 2014 3 Comments

Mets – Dodgers – May 1981 – if my memory is correct this is Fernando Valenzuela’s first game at Shea Stadium – Dodgers 1 – Mets 0 – Fernando out pitches Mike Scott.  – look at the side of the ticket I  wrote “Fernando Valenzuela”   – the story has to be true. When I did […]

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Day / Night DoubleHeader – the HARD way!

Aug 05, 2014 No Comments

(In the town the brought you DoubleMint gum – here’s a “Two-Two-Two Games in One Day” story for you!) I went to Chicago to visit my Brother and his 1st wife,  he planned a day of baseball few I would assume have had…. 1st we saw the Cubbies in old Wrigley Field in afternoon game […]

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George Brett Memories

Jul 30, 2014 1 Comment

Brett lit up the Midwest on a cold October Night….Thank you for letting me share a lot of my Midwestern memories listening to the ball games, about a very aggressive old school baseball player.

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Fenway Park – What’s the Big Deal? (to a Yankee fan)

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments

I had never been to Fenway, a ball park I thought I should see at least once. With some friends were drove up to Boston to see the game.

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