Tag Archives: New York Mets

Fanview: October 6, 2016

By Joe Torosian “And, as his strength failed him at length, he wondered upon a sportswriters shadow… “Shadow,” said he, “where it can be this land called Montebello?”—Jack McTaggart Kick it! Right off the Top: Road team…Top of the ninth…three-run homer…It was like living through Jack Clark all over again.

Fanview: October 4, 2016

By Joe Torosian “Tackling is fundamental, but hitting is essential if you’re going to be a great football team. You have to make it so they don’t want anymore.”—West El Monte Poly, DC, Coach Gugliotta Kick it! Right off the Top: Oh, I’ve always thought Fantasy Football was a stupid waste of time…I’ve never really […]

Fanview: September 27, 2016

By Joe Torosian “Now she’s off with Spartacus killing people in their beds. And Crassus, no mention of the money, no!”                                —Batiatus Kick it! Right off the Top: I love watching leaves fall in a late afternoon breeze…and if I […]

Fanview: September 22, 2016

By Joe Torosian “I love inside jokes…love to be part of one some day.”                                              —Michael Scott Kick it! Right off the Top: What is the mentality of someone who won’t flush a public […]

Fanview: September 8, 2016

By Joe Torosian “The Earth has a fever.”—Al Gore Kick it! Right off the Top: With Carolina opening the NFL season in Denver tonight…Can prep stadium announcers avoid sharing the score of this game?

Fanview: September 6, 2016

By Joe Torosian “But now it’s just another show. You leave ’em laughing when you go and if you care, don’t let them know, don’t give yourself away.”      —Joni Mitchell Kick it! Right off the Top: Looks like I picked the wrong year to root for the Giants over the Dodgers…

Fanview: September 1, 2016

By Joe Torosian “I played for Casey Stengel before he was a genius (with the Boston Braves), and I played for him after he was a genius (with the New York Mets).”—Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn Kick it!

Fanview: August 30, 2016

By Joe Torosian “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the helmets knocking And everyone talking you’ll be in good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year There’ll be coaches for roasting Sportswriters for toasting And complaining ‘bout the quarterback’s poor throws There’ll be scary locker room stories And tales of […]

Fanview: August 25, 2016

By Joe Torosian “Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? Why don’t you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?”—Oddball Kick it! Right off the Top: Does there really need to be Bring Your Dog To The Ballpark Day?

Fanview: August 18, 2016

By Joe Torosian “There’s nothing wrong with being shallow as long as you’re insightful about it.”—Dennis Miller Kick it! Right off the Top: I always tell people to take the high road…that way there’s more room for me on the low road.