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A BAG OF BALLS, A LOT OF QUESTIONS

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Former New York Mets catcher Ed Hearn says he has a bag of baseballs in his cellar. They are all from 1986; all from the National League Championship Series; all evidence that Michael Warren Scott cheated. The rumors started long before the NLCS. In May 1985, during one of Scott’s starts at Wrigley Field, Chicago Cubs first baseman Leon Durham found a piece of sandpaper near the mound, “brand...

NEW GM WON’T FIX METS

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For years I suffered chronic back problems. The pain would come and go without warning, and would range from general stiffness to sciatic nerve pain and eventually a crippling lower back ailment that left me unable to sit or stand without severe discomfort. As the pain ebbed and flowed I tried everything to remedy what ailed me: physical therapy, chiropractic treatment, steroid shots, disc...

WRIGHT AND WRONG

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David Wright is arguably the greatest offensive player in New York Mets franchise history. Since arriving in New York in July 2004, Wright has become the team’s all-time leader in RBI, doubles, total bases, runs, hits, walks and extra-base hits. He has appeared in more All-Star Games (7) than any other player in franchise history.

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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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