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Road Trip To Shea: Learning of Randolph’s firing in Canton, Ohio

After visiting family in New Jersey for a couple of days, our road trip to Shea needed a stopping point on the way back west. The National Baseball Hall of Fame would have been a perfect destination, but Cooperstown, N.Y.. … Continue reading

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Road Trip To Shea: A fine trek reaches its apex with a 7-1 win

The New York Mets helped make my kids’ first visit to Shea – and likely my final trip – a memorable one. Oliver Perez shook off a first-inning homer by the Texas Rangers’ Josh Hamilton to pitch seven solid innings … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Shea: Pit-stop at Wrigley to witness walk-off hit batsman

Friday’s night it’ll be “Lets Go Mets,” but the addicting chant of “Fu – ku – do – me” dominated our repertoire Thursday afternoon at Wrigley, as the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves in the bottom of the 11th … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Shea: “Go the Distance”

The Voice promised, “Build it, and they will come,” so when the work on Citi Field started kicking into high gear during the offseason, I knew it was time to hit the road for one final game at Shea Stadium. … Continue reading

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