Posts tagged Nolan Ryan
By Pedro Maicazo aka Metsmagic18
The Mets have made some bad decisions over the years. They signed Jason Bay to a 66 million dollar contract, but received almost no production from him. They spent a ton of money on Oliver Perez, only to watch him flounder as a starter and a reliever before being let go early. Neither of these awful decisions, even trading franchise icon Tom Seaver, can top Dec. 10, 1971 when the New York Mets dealt pitcher Nolan Ryan and three others to the California Angels in exchange for shortstop/third baseman Jim Fregosi.
In hindsight, it was one More >
By Nolan Todas aka HAWKEYESforLIFE
What do I think of my favorite team? Who I think will win it all? Well, it’s a question that might make you think deep and hard. For me, that first question is going to have an answer that depends on individual and team performance. Now, I support the Chicago Cubs, and I think we all know that they’ll never be the best. But I think that eventually, the Cubs will develop. Currently they have a decent pitching rotation, including the hurler from Tampa Bay, Matt Garza, and lots of young talent to work with. Starlin More >
By Drew Pelto AKA *censored*
On April 23, 1994, the Painesville Little League season opened and I began my second year of organized baseball. It was my tenth birthday, and I was the leadoff hitter and starting catcher for the Kent Marks Home Improvement Pirates (long story on the team change between 1994 and 1995, don’t ask). I went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts as we got no-hit by the Malkamaki Builders Browns in a 10-0 mercy rule decision, but I didn’t care. It was my birthday, it was my first game behind the plate, and I wasn’t going to let what More >