February 12th, 2015

Top 5 Posts of 2014 on MetsPlus

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5. 11 Questions With Branden Wellington

In this exclusive interview, we go behind the scenes with Mets in-game host Branden Wellington, who shows us his daily routine, his favorite eats at Citi Field and his favorite promotional giveaways (that he advertises on TV).

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4. Loyal Till the Last Out 2014 Recap

In this recap post, I talked about The 7 Line Army’s final gathering of 2014, where the Army enjoyed a pre game pig-roast, a tailgate party, and one heck of a good time. Promo items I received were in the Double digits, click the link to see how that amazing day surfaced!

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3. Citi Field Winter Fest Review 

Arguably the best post of 2014, Winter Fest was a great time. The great minds at Metropolitan Hospitality were behind a Saturday afternoon in December, fun free events to all-star raffles ran galore throughout the event. Of course, the jewel…

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BREAKING: Mets make various uniform changes

This is an article I wrote last Fall describing the Mets uniform changes

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The Mets have made various uniform changes today. To the Uniform’s themselves, only two changes were made. The old cream pinstripes (2012-2014) will remain the same, but ditch the cream color. Here’s a picture:

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The Mets will also ditch their snow whites. Something they have had since 1997. It was by far the most used home uniform from ’97 to ’11, but the pinstripes got slightly more usage after that. Having two whites would have been ridiculous, so canning the snow whites is a great move. Here’s a rundown of this years uni’s:

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Sad that the cream wasn’t brought back, it was my favorite. But the white pins are really cool too. This means the Mets will have two assigned days for colors: Camo on Monday and Blues on Friday, the pinstripes will be worn all the other days.

If you didn’t look closely in the photo, 2 new caps…

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11 Questions with World Series Champion & ’69 Miracle Met Art Shamsky

Hello Mets Fans. I’ve started my 10 day vacation that will take me out of the Baseball Blog scene until the 23rd of Feburary. Until then, enjoy re-blogs, shorter posts and scheduled articles. Today, we have our interview with Art Shamsky

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This past week, I got the chance to speak with 1969 New York Met champion Art Shamsky. Art Shamsky played in the major leagues for 7 seasons, and throughout his prestigious career, he became a member of the National Jewish Hall of Fame, an entrepreneur and of course, a World Series Champion. Here is my interview with this New York Met legend.

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Niko:
In 1968, you were traded from the Cincinnati Reds to the New York Mets. What is the difference of playing in New York than in other “small market” cities?

Art:
Well, I was apprehensive for a couple of reasons. First of all, the Mets were not a very good team, and coming from Cincinnati which, while I was there, hadn’t won any World Series or pennants but certainly was a very good baseball team,the Mets were known as the “Lovable Losers”, and quite honestly if you did…

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11 Questions with World Series Champion & ’69 Miracle Met Art Shamsky

Hello Mets Fans. I’ve started my 10 day vacation that will take me out of the Baseball Blog scene until the 23rd of Feburary. Until then, enjoy re-blogs, shorter posts and scheduled articles. Today, we have our interview with Art Shamsky

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This past week, I got the chance to speak with 1969 New York Met champion Art Shamsky. Art Shamsky played in the major leagues for 7 seasons, and throughout his prestigious career, he became a member of the National Jewish Hall of Fame, an entrepreneur and of course, a World Series Champion. Here is my interview with this New York Met legend.

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Niko:
In 1968, you were traded from the Cincinnati Reds to the New York Mets. What is the difference of playing in New York than in other “small market” cities?

Art:
Well, I was apprehensive for a couple of reasons. First of all, the Mets were not a very good team, and coming from Cincinnati which, while I was there, hadn’t won any World Series or pennants but certainly was a very good baseball team,the Mets were known as the “Lovable Losers”, and quite honestly if you did…

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