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A different Opening Day

Ready to go This one had a different feel to it. At previous Mets openers (I know it wasn’t Opening Day, Opening Day, but it’s still the return of Mets baseball to its home ballpark, so I like to refer to it as Opening Day) in recent years, there’s been that sense of optimism and

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Alas, Dodgertown

Just felt like posting a shot from my first Spring Training trip, three years ago to Florida. I went specifically to see Dodgertown before the Dodgers left their longtime spring home for Arizona. I understand their need to move their spring base out west, closer to their Los Angeles home, but it’s still sad to

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Shouldn’t the original be good enough?

This is a random post just to see if the automatic Twitter update feature I set up works. [Two-minute update: It sure did, faster than my Google Reader, in fact.] I didn’t want to simply do a basic post that says nothing but “testing,” so I flipped through some photos and decided on this gripe.

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All my jerseys in Jersey

Fanboy There’s an interesting discussion over at Mets Police about personalized jerseys. I find it interesting because I have not come across such a large group of people who are in the “Your Name Here” group. I have been drawn to sports uniforms since I was a kid, and I think the desire to own

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Everybody’s doing it, so no one gets jinxed

When Mets Police and Deadspin noted that the Jets were pre-selling AFC Champions gear, I chuckled and posted it on Facebook, but I didn’t dwell on it much more than that. It seemed a bit presumptive on the one hand, but I also figured it made some sense for the team to get ahead of

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