On the morning of Saturday January 20, I awoke with such excruciating pain in my lower back, I couldn't walk or stand upright. So I went back to bed, where, for the better part of the next month, I stayed, trying to find a comfortable position (no easy task). I was essentially crippled, and nothing short of morphine would help alleviate the pain.
The results of an MRI showed extreme herniations of all five lumbar disks, pinching the root nerve, which caused additional severe pain
Updated 03-30-2013 at 07:30 AM by milladrive
The yearbook for the New York Mets’ third season, and their first year playing their home games at Shea Stadium (the first game played at the new stadium was April 17, 1964).
No longer portrayed as the New York National League Baseball Club, but rather the New York Mets, the cover of Shea Stadium’s first “year book” features the second Mets cover drawn by legendary sports cartoonist Willard Mullin. Mullin is probably most notable for
Updated 01-17-2011 at 06:42 PM by milladrive
The second and final year that the Mets played their home games in upper Manhattan at the former home of the New York Giants. The Mets’ organization being aware of this finality, the cover boasts of being a “Souviner of the Polo Grounds.”
There were four issues of the yearbook released in 1963, all with color back covers featuring "Miss Rheingold" Kathy Kersh and manager Casey Stengel. As with the previous inaugural year, the yearbook was produced
Updated 07-22-2009 at 03:37 PM by milladrive
If you're a collector of Mets yearbooks, odds are you wish to obtain a single representative copy of each year (or even each cover design). This is nothing to be ashamed of, and puts you with the majority of collectors. If you're in this group, this guide and checklist may not be for you. If you read on, you'll most assuredly learn things about Mets yearbooks you never knew before, but it's really not all that difficult to deduce that there are 52 years from 1962 through 2013.
Updated 04-01-2013 at 02:20 PM by milladrive