Ike isn't the only Mets first baseman to ever struggle out of the gates as a young player.
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One hundred and five years ago today the sacrifice fly rule was adopted. Over the years it would be repealed, revived, and tinkered with until it became a permanent fixture in 1954.
At 9 PM EST on Feb 12, 1992, NBC broadcast the first hour-long episode of "Seinfeld," with special guest Keith Hernandez as himself... more or less.
A recap of recent SNY goings-on, featuring news related to Gary, Keith, and Ron, Bobby Valentine, Kevin Burkhardt, and SNY baseball bloggers.
On this date in 1989, the so-called game-winning run batted in (GWRBI) was discontinued as an official statistic. In nine seasons since the flawed attempt to measure clutch hitting introduced in 1980, Keith Hernandez racked up the most GWRBIs, 129.
Thirty-three years ago today, Fred Wilpon — much vilified in recent years for the Mets' financial woes and subsequent lack of competitiveness — was being hailed as one of its saviors.
The Dodgers acquired the left-handed Horton from the White Sox on Aug. 30, providing a second southpaw for the bullpen.
If you've seen Seinfeld, you probably have guessed that Jerry Seinfield and Larry David were baseball enthusiasts. There was the classic Keith Hernandez episode, and George Costanza's job as the Y...