Tag Archives: Mets

NY Mets Land First No-Hitter Ever

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Internet Protest Sells Out Queens Stadium

Remember when I told you that Ultra Orthodox Jews had rented Citi Field for a massive anti-internet protest? Well, it’s so sold out, they’ve had to also rent the nearby Arthur Ashe Stadium, home of the U.S. Open, as a satellite protest venue. The New York Times has more: Speakers at the rally in Queens will not seek to ban ...

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Ultra Orthodox Jews Against The Internet

Next month tens of thousands of Ultra Orthodox Jews will rally in Citi Field, the Queens home of the New York Mets. Their mission is to denounce the modern world, specifically the internet and its supporting devices. The following notice has been published in NYC’s Jewish Press: It is well known that in recent times that through the Internet many ...

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Friendly Voices – Ron Darling

“I don’t think we’re there yet, and I think that is sad. But it is going to happen. It is going to take one of the great players to come out. At some point, one of our athletes is going to reveal that he is gay, and I think that will be a joyous moment – not only for gays ...

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Wife Of Former Mets Player Roberto Alomar Sues Over HIV Exposure

The wife of former New York Mets second baseman Roberto Alomar has filed a lawsuit claiming he had unprotected sex with her even though he knows he is HIV-positive. A former girlfriend of Alomar filed a $15M suit on the same grounds last year. Alomar settled that case out of court. “Prior to the marriage” in 2009, the suit says, ...

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There’s No Furries In Baseball

The NY Mets were “justifiably freaked out” to realize they were staying in the same hotel as a furry convention during this week’s away games in Pittsburgh. Above, Mets announcer Kevin Burkhardt poses with a beaver. I think that’s a beaver. Anthrocon 2009 continues through Sunday. Pittsburgh continues in last place.

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First Streaker At Mets’ Citi Field Faces A Year In Jail Thanks To Calvin Klein

On Monday a man became the first person to streak across the diamond at the Mets new Citi Field stadium. Meh, boring, and I wasn’t even going to blog about it. But today comes news that the man faces a year in jail thanks to a 2005 law enacted by the city after a drug-addled Calvin Klein rushed the court ...

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