If you think what was to become of Chelsea Piers 30 years ago, and look at it now, you would scream at the idea of building an interstate or a parking lot on the site... All it took was an entrepreneur and a lot of leg work to turn what the NY DOT owned - four dilapidated piers - into something very special visited by 4 million people annually.
So think about what you have, what the city does not have, and how you can marry the two to permit the Astrodome to serve its constituents for another 50 years...
20-Game "A" Plan, Prom Box 423.
The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It has been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time.
1986 NLCS Game 6: Mets advance to World Series
10/15/86: Jesse Orosco strikes out Kevin Bass in the bottom of the 16th for the final out as the Mets advance to the World Series
The Mets have the best, smartest fans in baseball.