The Second Annual 2015 Queens Baseball Convention - A Big Hit at McFadden's Citi Field
The 2015 Queens Baseball Convention at McFadden's Citi Field turned out to be another big winter hit. Mets fans from all generations came out to talk Mets history & current state of the team.
1986 Mets stars; Wally Backman & Mookie Wilson told stories, took photos & signed autographs for the fans. 1969 Met; "The Glider" Ed Charles was also on hand to receive a Gil Hodges Award.
Mets broadcaster Josh Lewin was on hand with ESPN's Adam Rubin, filmmaker Heather Quinlan (1986 Mets The Movie). Mascots- Mr. Met, Sandy & Pee Wee (of the Brooklyn Cyclones) the 7 line calendar girls & a whole lot of Mets bloggers & internet people involved in Mets related web sites.
Special thanks to the Shannon Shark of the Mets Police for getting this thing going & having centerfieldmaz involved.
|Mets Police- Shannon Shark inspects '69 Tom Seaver jersey|
I was involved in a Mets Decades Panel, with my focus on the seventies, especially the 1973 N.L. Champion Mets.
Thanks to Darthmaz, Cousin Dan, "Mets Uniform Expert" Sean O'Shea, The Infelice Monster & Shallie for supporting me as well as my parents.
Thanks to fellow Mets Decades Panel crew: moderator Jared Diamond (WSJ) -Michael Geus, Sean O'Shea, Kevin Connell & Darren Meenan. It was great to talk to all the people I met on the day, thanks for all the kind words and following centerfieldmaz.com. Send in your photos, stories or anything you want me to write about while sharing your Mets memories.
|centerfieldmaz on Mets Decades Panel|
|Darthmaz & The Infelice Monster|
|Brooklyn Cyclone's "Pee Wee" & Sean- Mets Uniform Expert|
|"The Glider" Ed Charles & Greg Prince|
|Jared Diamond (WSJ) -Michael Geus, cfmaz, Sean O'Shea, Kevin Connell & Darren Meenan (the 7 Line)- Mets Decades Panel|