I had originally picked this book up as something fun to read on a plane.
The Mets are indeed an amazing franchise, and this book does a great job of capturing many memories, whether you're a diehard Mets fan or simply a fan of the game.
He doesn't live for the Mets, but the team is like family -- with all the good and bad that family brings.
I liked this book. I followed the Mets in the early years and then lapsed. The part of the book that covered the years I followed them was extremely fun reading, being reminded... Read morePublished 8 months ago by The Godfather
Outstanding book. I like how it's written from a fans perspective and not a player or sportswriter. Captured the highs and lows of growing up a Mets fan. Read morePublished 8 months ago by B1960
A truly touching memoir. Although I am seven years behind the author in fandom and dedication to this franchise, I identified with so much of the pain and joy related to being a... Read morePublished 19 months ago by lenny
I've been a Mets Fan since their first year. I was taking Basic Training at Fort Knox in 1962 and my (then) fiancee - and now wife of 49 1/2 years - would send me the daily Box... Read morePublished on July 3, 2012 by new york john
Allow me to preface the lavish praise I will give this book with a warning: I am the targeted demographic for this book--a genuine, true-blue (and orange), diehard, lifelong,... Read morePublished on February 14, 2012 by James R. Gilligan
I had originally picked this book up as something fun to read on a plane. Once I sat down in my seat on the plane, I opened this book. Read morePublished on April 14, 2011 by Gina Mucciacciaro
This is really two books. The parts about the Mets are really good. I felt the author's pain. But spare me (and us) the other part of the book. Read morePublished on February 14, 2011 by Mathew E. Hoffman
This book is, pardon the use of the term, Amazin'. If you believe that you are a true Mets fan, consider this required reading. Read morePublished on September 5, 2010 by R. COLLINS
Greg does a terrific job telling us how the team intertwines with his life. He doesn't live for the Mets, but the team is like family -- with all the good and bad that family... Read morePublished on March 7, 2010 by D. Murray