Month: May 2019

Why I Fail to Understand the Mets new Backpack Rule

Effective last homestand, the Mets implemented a new bag policy for fans entering the stadium. Previously, the Mets had a rather reasonable policy, allowing anything soft-sided provided that the dimensions do not exceed 16 inches by 16 inches by 8 inches. Briefcases, coolers and other hard-sided bags or containers were not, and

Trip Around the League: PNC Park, Home of the Pirates

As the Mets ventured into the West Coast for the week, MetsPlus also traveled west! Instead of the 2,500 mile cross-country trek to San Diego, we went less than 500 miles away, to the steel city: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; home of Pittsburgh Pirates, to take in some newfound sights and sounds.

Worth a Read! After The Miracle, by Art Shamsky

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of picking up a copy of 1969 Mets champion Art Shamsky’s book, titled After The Miracle, with additions from longtime famed sportswriter Erik Sherman. The book, the second in Shamsky’s collection (the first being The Magnificent Seasons) perfectly depicts the camaraderie that we are celebrating 50 years

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