Before I Deconverted: My Parents Divorced

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1978-1993: My strongest memory of my parents’ relationship with each other when I was little is that they argued constantly. I doubt the precision of most childhood memories but I have a memory that I would sit on the stairs out of view eavesdropping on them and essentially keeping score of who seemed to make [Read More...]

"Quiet please, the Mets are trying to play baseball."

As a Mets fan, I just couldn’t pass up this story: Quiet please, the Mets are trying to play baseball. The Amazin’s are silently floating plans for a “designated quiet-seating section” in Citi Field. The team e-mailed a survey to fans yesterday, asking about their ballpark experience — including queries about the scoreboard, between-inning entertainment, [Read More...]

We Have Lost The Kid, Gary Carter.

This one really hurts. The 1986 Mets are a big part of my psyche. I was 8 years old and it was my first year following baseball. That team was filled with colorful characters having colorful adventures as they dominated the National League in the regular season and then staged dramatic comeback after dramatic comeback [Read More...]

Breaking News: Yankee Fan Takes Joy In Other Team's Victory

Freethought Blogs’ own Gentlemanly Physiology Professor spent the late summer months giving exquisitely nuanced baseball commentary, favoring his beloved Yankees but also being gracious and good natured as he gently ribbed their rival Red Sox. And he showed a gentleman’s magnanimity towards the Red Sox fans when they ultimately lost the wild card in a historic [Read More...]

Goodbye George Steinbrenner, From A Devout Mets Fan And Yankees Hater

I speak only for myself and not for all of those committed to both loving the Mets and hating the Yankees, when I say, George Steinbrenner was the best enemy any baseball fan could have.  His contributions to the sport were monumental and for the best.  He raised the standards of economic and athletic competition [Read More...]

The Glorious Sound of the Yankee Stadium Crowd Erupting In Applause….

when the Mets score over and over again….There are few more satisfying sounds in life than that! Tonight was a good night. The Mets seem to always get crushed on the Yankee Stadium Sunday night game every year, so I was not expecting such a happy game. It just stinks that my man Carlos Delgado [Read More...]


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