Two Days Until Opening Day!
With all the new surrounding Santana, today’s countdown post is a mini version, just a look at this Shea Stadium panorama I took on Opening Day 2006 (with help from of Photoshop Elements).
Heading into the 2006 season, Marty Noble said “If the Mets are going to win a division championship, this is the year. No other team in the NL East seems as well-equipped and the club has been assembled with October in mind.”
Yahoo! Sports said “The New York Mets have good reason to be optimistic this season”
And a new advertisement on the outfield wall simply proclaimed we had “The Strength To Be There*”
*By the way, why am I just now realizing the parallel meltdowns of AIG and the economy and the Minaya-era Mets?