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Jan 11th, 2008

A TICKETING MANIFESTO.

WHEREUPON, THE FANBASE DOTH DECREE THAT THE METS TICKETING OFFICE (HEREINAFTER MTO), SHALL DO THE FOLLOWING: #1: SINGLE GAME TICKETS SHOULD GO ON SALE THE OLD FASHIONED WAY. This shall include The Last Opening Day and The Last Regular Season Game at Shea. 2: TELL SEASON AND PLAN HOLDERS WHEN YOU EXPECT TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CITIFIELD TRANSITION. Might I remind you that we are PAYING customers? #1. Forget the lottery. Sell tickets the old-fashioned way for one last time. 1. Opening Day From what TBF got out of the Mets Ticketing Office, they are once again going to do the same lottery BS from last year.… [more]

Dec 30th, 2007

HAPPY NEW YEAR.

I know, things have been quiet around here. That isn’t a sign that I’m giving up, or even a sign that the new job is hellish. The truth is that it’s a symptom of me learning how to deal with the aftermath of the 2007 season, and the fact that with the 30 million people writing about the offseason, there was very little added value I could possibly offer you. The whole point of this blog is that it’s a chronicle of me growing into being a baseball fan. And although while in many ways my evolution has and continues to be rapid, there are still some lessons that are only learned through time.… [more]

Dec 15th, 2007

THE 2008 TICKETING SEASON HAS BEGUN.

I grabbed the mail out of the mailbox as TBF and I were running out to Long Island for Christmas shopping. As he is heading for the LIE, I sort through it: “Bill…junk…wrong address…R.E.M. fan club newsletter… hey, you got your invoice from the Mets!” I rip it open and start reading, and TBF does the same at the next stoplight. At some point I grabbed everything and put it in the back seat so we didn’t have an accident from a) trying to read while driving and b) getting pissed at the Mets for ripping fans off after the disaster known as the 2007 season.… [more]