NY Mets Notes for 4-1-13

A few Opening Day notes form the NY Mets:

Last Met to hit a leadoff home run on opening day was Kaz Matsui on 4-6-04 at Turner Field

In the history of MLB the NY Mets have the best opening day winning percentage of all time at .647 (33-18)

David Wright has had at least one hit in every opening day game he’s played in for the Mets since his debut in 2005

There has been only one Mets Grand Slam hit on opening day and that was by Todd Hundley in Colorado on 4-26-1995

Happy Birthday to Daniel Murphy (#Imwith28 who turns 28) and Rusty Staub (Le Grand Orange) who turns 69 years old and will throw out the first pitch of today’s game.

The Mets will honor the first responders who did outstanding work during Hurricane Sandy.

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Check Out The Sports Media Watchdog Podcast of 11-11-12

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Listen to internet radio with Mike Silva on Blog Talk Radio

 

On this edition of The Sports Media Watchdogs Podcast, Mike Silva and me discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and it affected the New York sports scene and how the sports talkies handled it as well

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Foley’s NY To Host a Fundraiser on Nov 15th For Victims of Huricane Sandy w/David Cone as guest bartender

 

On Thursday November 15th Foley’s NY Pub and Restaurant will host a fund raiser to assist the victims of Hurricane Sandy. From 6PM to 9PM former Mets and Yankees pitcher David Cone will be behind the bar serving up drinks to all.

From 6PM to midnight on the 15th, Foleys will donate 100 % of all its sales and Cone will donate all of his “tips” to the victims whose lives were turned upside down by Hurricane Sandy   

A big tip of my Mets cap to Foley’s and owner Shaun Clancy and his dad John for holding this event and for the generosity.

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