Thearon W. Henderson
Your Thursday morning dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.
Meet the Mets
Michael Baron shares a photo of the first game ever at Shea Stadium over at Metsblog. Spoiler Alert: They lost.
Greg Prince writes a charming tribute to Babylon of all places and notices how no matter which direction you're headed in, you're always headed towards the Mets. Just 94 days until Opening Day.
Around the Majors
Yesterday at AA
Most importantly, the finalists for the R.A. Dickey Face contest were announced.
And Steve Sypa takes a look at International free agent second baseman Kensuke Tanaka.