St. John’s Joe Panik Back in Queens

It’s fitting that infielder Joe Panik, the newest member of the New York Mets, actually played a game at Citi Field before the Mets themselves.

Donor Gets to See the Woman He Helped Save

A Times Square billboard paved the way for a meeting at Citi Field on July 24, when the Mets played the San Diego Padres, as longtime Mets fan Ruth Tisak met NYPD Detective Michael Lollo for the first time after Lollo donated one of his kidneys to Tisak last December.

Visiting Priest From Ghana Is a Baseball Believer

Father Adjei is among the 80 clergy from all over the world who are pitching in this summer, giving the priests of Brooklyn and Queens time to go on vacation or retreat. He got hooked on baseball because of Father Ed Kachurka, the pastor at Mary’s Nativity-St. Ann parish, Flushing, which is where Father Adjei is assigned.