Shannon is cranky and sounds like an idiot, Jason makes good points…
A podcast about the New York Mets and Star Wars (as two topics). This week we discuss Matt Harvey, Joe Namath, Yoenis Cespedes, Majestic’s new jerseys, 1986 Throwbacks, Blog Snobbery and Episode II: Attack of The Clones
I love this article. Explains how we went from wearing suits to cool Mets jerseys to now dopey M caps. Actually I don’t think it got to the dopey M caps, but it does get us to why there’s 125 jerseys in my closet.
In the last 40 years, sports jerseys have gone from nonexistent to ever-present. Here’s the story of how they became popular—and what that says about us.
Source: We are what we wear: How sports jerseys became ubiquitous in the U.S. | SI.com
Each of Walker’s numbers got worse; Murphy’s all improved. In fairness, Walker had a career year in 2014 (23 HR, 76 RBI), from which most experts correctly predicted regression. Murphy’s 2015 was his career best as well, but he was closer to his averages than Walker was in 2014.
Source: Neil Walker vs. Daniel Murphy – Scoutables
Deadspin with a very interesting article I’m not smart enough to understand.
The fund had turned $497 million into cash and investments worth $173.25 million
Source: Documents: Mets Owners’ Real Estate Fund Was $300 Million In The Hole This Past June
Man I miss Letterman. Anyways, I’m kinda sick of MHN. He should hide out for a day.