New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto is fresh off his first career All-Star Game appearance. As excited as he was to receive this honor, there’s a baseball fan in Brooklyn that was likely even more overjoyed than the Amazins’ budding superstar.
Father Joseph G. Fonti decided to celebrate his 25th anniversary of ordination with a day out at the ballpark.
New York Mets legend Mike Piazza was enshrined in Baseball’s Hall of Fame, as Jim Mancari recalls his favorite Piazza memories.
It all just seems like the perfect Cinderella story, right? But that all changed this past December with one phone call. Neil Walker went from being the hometown baseball star in Pittsburgh to being the newest member of the New York Mets. And his faith has helped with that transition.
Patience has paid off for New York Mets legendary catcher Mike Piazza, as he will be part of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016.
Tablet sports reporter Jim Mancari shares his experiences of attending Game 3 and Game 3 of the New York Mets recent World Series run.
Our congratulations to the New York Mets for their inspiring and gritty ascent to the top of the National League. We hoped that the World Series would go in a different direction but it wasn’t mean to be this year. Still, it must be recognized that at least the Mets were there and they had given us reason to hope.
Dear Editor: Jim Mancari really hit one out of the park with his recent column “There Is Crying in Baseball, After All” (Aug. 22). I’ve been a Mets’ fan since 1962 when I lived in Brooklyn. It’s been said that when we die, Mets’ fans go straight to Heaven and not to Purgatory. We have been through Hell already.
Tears of despair have evolved into tears of joy for New York Met Wilmer Flores in recent weeks as he’s become a sort of folk hero, making the most of what seems like a second chance in N.Y.
The New York Mets drafted St. John’s and former Archbishop Molloy star Tom Hackimer, but he has chosen to return to school to wrap up his degree.