new york mets

The New York Mets have had an interesting history, to put it kindly. Mets fans are known for their long-suffering nature, and willingness to put up with what some would call endearing ineptitude. All the same, there have flashes of brilliance and spells of success. This season? Things are not going so great. But you […]

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In our last blog, we traced the origins of the Milwaukee Brewers franchise, up to the consolidation of form in 1988. As the Bombers and Wallbangers, they had seen out the 70s and ushered in the 80s in real style, and quite a degree of success, venturing into post-season near-glory. Since that era, that had […]

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Milwaukee has had a long history of association with baseball, with organizations and clubs going back to just a few years after the (mythical) date of the game’s invention. The nature of Milwaukee’s industrial background gave rise to the naming of these longest-lived fore-runner teams: the Brewers. They played in the minors from the turn […]