Citi Field

My friend Michael has a saying about the Mets each year: "Just get me to football season." After eight long painful seasons, the New York Metropolitans not only got him (and I) to football season, but have now become the must see sport of October.
I've always loved the monuments at Yankee Stadium but they don't respond to me when I talk to them. Fortunately, Citi Field has its own historical symbols, and one of them is Tracy Nieporent, a Mets fan since 1962, who is alive and well and a fixture at most home games.
I do windows. Unfortunately, I do them every couple of years, which gives the windows plenty of time to get dirty, and even then it is clear that I don't do them very well because I have always considered the job a pane in the glass.
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I started talking baseball with Nile, eight years old and a huge fan of David Wright. I asked him about the possibility of
How is a "mancation" different than a bachelor party? These trips are about finding the time to bond with all of your buddies in a new place or with a new activity -- not celebrating one man's last night of singledom. But similar to organizing a bachelor party, planning a mancation takes work.
A couple months after 9/11, I got to put on an authentic New York Mets uniform and played baseball at the Mets' training facilities in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
Cliff Lee kept his game face on during the MLB All-Star introductions prior to the first pitch on Tuesday night. The Phillies
Expanding the size of the All-Star Game roster, using a designated hitter and tinkering with how the roster is selected are all ways Major League Baseball has tried to ensure that the All-Star Game remains interesting for fans. These innovations have not achieved that goal.
At the beginning of this season, David Wright said that whatever their record may be, the Mets will be a fun team to watch. Wright's first at bat in this year's Subway Series was a standup triple, and so the fun began at Citi Field on Memorial Day.
WATCH: MLB fans react to the news The chant reverberated through Citi Field in New York on Friday night after fans learned
This is a team that knows how to have fun. This is a team that takes chances. This is a team that plays like a ball club
The real threat of the Internet to the insular Haredi communities is that the Internet quashes the walls to the outside world that they have so steadfastly erected over the generations.
I felt a bit out of breath walking up the stairs, so I'm going to lay off the food on my next visit to Citi Field unless they decide to build a small gym for the fans.
It was 2 a.m. It was freezing, so cold that when Luke Gasparre talks about it, he still feels the ice-box chill creeping up his spine even though all this happened to him nearly 70 years ago.
Once a year from 1963 to 1996, if a fan made a sign or a banner celebrating the New York Mets, they were allowed to parade their work around the field, and former players or celebrities would choose the best. This past Sunday, the Mets decided to bring back Banner Day.
Not just a fear of pornography, but a concern about presentation and perception -- the creeping suspicion that information could not be controlled, that the Internet was importing, copying and pasting, all sorts of things that the community had spent so many decades trying to keep at bay.