The Bad Guys Won!: A Book Review

If you don’t know by now, I am and have always been a die hard NY Mets fan. As far back as I can remember I was rooting for the Blue and Orange of Queens. Growing up so close to the stadium (Shea, now Citi Field) that should come of no surprise. Also with my…

There Was Soccer And WWE Wrestling At Shea Stadium?

Yes there were both soccer matches as well as well known WWE wrestlers who performed at Shea Stadium. The likes of Bruno Sammartino, Pedro Morales Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Larry Zbyszko. Even boxing legend Muhammad Ali who faced Japanese wrestling star Antonio Inoki. It was considered by some as the first Mixed Martial Arts match.

Do You Remember The Ride Down Memory Lane?

Hey New Yorkers, the Nostalgia Train got you to the Mets game as New York City prepared to ‘Shea’ goodbye to Shea Stadium. On Sunday, September 28, 2008 New York City Transit rolled out its vintage Nostalgia Train along the 7 line in commemoration of the final regular season home game at Shea.

Casey Stengel & The NY Mets

The 1962 New York Mets season was the first regular season for the Mets, as the National League returned to New York for the first time since 1957. They went 40-120 and finished tenth and last in the National League, 60 1⁄2 games behind the NL Champion San Francisco Giants, who once called New York…