Jerry Koosman

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    How Does The Mets 1962-2012 All-time Team Stack Up to The Yankees?

    Last night, SNY broadcast the Mets All-time Team 1962-2012 from the 92nd Street Y. I love programs like this -- the video clips, the debates on old ballplayers, et al. The voting panel of the Daily News' John Harper and Mike Lupica, the Post's Mike Vaccaro,'s Marty Noble, and Mets broadcast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    With Mets One Win from a Pennant, the Voice Actually Goes to a Game!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 2, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 51 Young-at-Heart Mets Wait Till This Year! by Michael C.D. Macdonald The first game ever played at Shea Stadium had proved to be my last visit with the Mets. Feeling apart from the "new breed" of mid-sub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Ex-Mets GM Suspended from ESPN for Affair with Stalker-PA

    ​The Mets can't get a break -- well, ever, but today has been especially rough for them. First we heard about their fresh implication in the Madoff scandal. Now, joining, the list of ex-Mets in trouble (Lenny Dykstra, bankrupt; Jerry Koosman, tax evasion; Ron Darling, tax scofflaw): former Me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Metdown! Ron Darling Joins Ranks of ex-Amazin's in Trouble

    ​What a lousy year for the Mets -- and the ex-Mets. First came the protracted woes of former car-wash king and '86 World Series hero Lenny Dykstra, who went bankrupt and had to sell his Series ring. Then Jerry Koosman, '69 hero, went away for tax evasion. Now Ron Darling is revealed to owe $54 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Good Night, 2009 Mets, and Good Grief

    The Mets blanked the Astros yesterday, taking a tiny bit of sting out of their fourth-place finish. Faith and Fear in Flushing gives a somber season obituary ("We come to bury the 2009 season this afternoon. We're not ever going to praise it, no way, no how"). The Times gives the Mets season lowligh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2009

    Mets Legend Jerry Koosman Turns Tax Truther, Gets 6 Months for Evasion

    ​The Mets are having such a bad year, their rotten luck has trickled down to ex-Mets as well. In July Lenny Dykstra declared bankruptcy, and now Jerry Koosman, hero of the 1969 Miracle Mets, has been sentenced to six months in prison for tax evasion. Koosman failed to pay taxes for three year ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2002

    Gorillas in Our Midst

    They're All Going to Cooperstown. Which Ones Will Have to Pay Admission?

  • News

    July 24, 2001