We use cookies to provide some features and experiences in QOSHE

More information  .  Close
Aa Aa Aa
- A +

POSITIVE VIBES: Positivity of being a Mets fan

1 1 26

I admit it. I’m a Mets fan.

I love baseball and have loved the Mets since we first got cable around 1968, and I got to watch that marvelous Mets pitching staff: Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, Gary Gentry and Nolan Ryan. Sure, the Mets were the Mets that year and lost a LOT of games. Throughout their existence they had never had a winning season.

Yet they had style, and spunk, and I thought good times where just ahead. Sure enough 1969 came around. At first that season started slowly. The Mets were nine games behind the Cubs in September, and yet they ended up winning the division by eight games with a mad dash to the playoffs. The “Miracle Mets” made some amazing plays in beating the powerhouse Orioles in the World Series. I thought, “Wow, this........

© Finger Lakes Times

Get it on Google Play