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WRIGHT WANTS MORE THAN ‘ROCK STAR’ IMAGE

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David Wright arrived in New York in July 2004 at the tender age of 21. Almost immediately he was the face – and the future – of the organization. Single women began showing up at the ballpark carrying marriage proposals written with a Sharpie, stenciled on cardboard signage. Young, passionate male Mets fans wear his jersey – home white, home pinstripe, black or road gray, you name it – and shout...

CHANCE OF RAIN: 100%

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British author and statistician Dennis Lindley wrote, “We are not concerned with the matter that is uncertain; it is only the manipulation of uncertainty that interests us. Thus we do not study the mechanism of rain; only whether it will rain.”
And so it is.

LIKE SNOWFLAKES

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The Mets left New York just in time. As snow pounded the northeast, players, personnel and media settled into their respective villas in sunny Florida. Then, without warning, on Day One, snowflakes started dancing in the air at the Post St. Lucie complex.

LASTING(S) IMPRESSION

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Potential. That’s the word that may eventually haunt Lastings Milledge most. Not now. No, he is still only 24 years old, and has the time and, er, potential to silence his naysayers. Potential has two definitions in sports: one, for a prospect, rookie or young professional like Milledge, potential is a hopeful, optimistic word. The second definition is reserved for mostly former first-round draft...

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John Strubel

Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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