Billy Altman


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  • 12 years ago

    It was about a year ago that Jerry Seinfeld paid an impromptu visit to WFAN, where he lamented just how much baseball had changed since he was a kid growing up on Long Island and cheering on the Mets. With neither franchises nor players showing mu...

  • 14 years ago

    The question for longtime Met observers is not whether Mike Piazza needs to trade in his catcher's cup for a first baseman's mitt, and it's not whether Mo Vaughn will take the (insurance) money and waddle into the sunset, never again to threaten S...

  • 14 years ago

    It had been nearly 11 years since David Cone was at Shea Stadium in a Met uniform, and after pitching five innings of shutout ball and getting the win against the Montreal Expos in his first major league appearance since sitting out all of 2002, t...

  • 15 years ago

    The last time I spoke to Dee Dee Ramone—in March, just before the Ramones were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame—he reminded me of one of the first conversations we ever had. "We were talking about metaphors," he said with a l...

  • 15 years ago

    Given the teeny bit of history that goes along with that other major league baseball team in town, it's prudent that the New York Mets aren't making all that big a deal out of their 40th anniversary. Indeed, a quick glance at this year's schedule&...

  • 15 years ago

    Last week at Chelsea Piers, while a small group of Mets, including Mike Piazza, John Franco, and newcomers Mo Vaughn and Shawn Estes, conducted a baseball clinic for some Staten Island kids who lost parents in the World Trade Center attacks, Bobby...


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