Freelance Sports Reporter
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Mets

John Strubel is a freelance sports reporter. His greatest passion in sports is New York Mets baseball. The following is a collection of stories written about the subject.

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BREAKING BACKMAN

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Passion is a powerful force that reveals the extremely fine line between good and evil; friend and foe; master and slave. Passion turned Walter While, your average high school science teacher into Heisenberg, a maniacal drug-dealing assassin in khakis and a pork pie hat. Passion is Walter Wayne Backman’s worst enemy and slim hope. Backman’s 14...

LIFE UNDER THE BIG TOP

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Everywhere Mets fans looked, they were delighted and surprised by the offbeat characters on and off the field. Lindsey Nelson, one of the Mets play-by-play announcer, was no exception. His wild and colorful blazers were conversation pieces. His analysis was sharp and colorful and, on occasion, reached new heights – literally. On April 28, 1965...

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. Thanks for visiting my website. I write primarily about my passion: baseball. You can also connect with me on social media @johnstrubel.