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Twilight photos

Here are a couple of photos that I took earlier this evening. The first shows my NJ Transit train arriving in Bridgewater right around sunset. The second shows the crescent moon and the planet Venus, which appeared unusually close together tonight.


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Photos from Banner Day in 1963

My favorite part of blogging is getting to interact with other baseball fans. This week, Laurence Carnahan sent me some photos taken on the first New York Mets Banner Day in 1963.

Both my brother, James and I made banners for the 1963 contest.  I won in the one-person category, there were three categories:  one, two and four-person banners.)  I received a general admission season pass for two to the opening year at Shea.

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Photo: Jose Reyes congratulates David Wright

Over the weekend, I finally got around to sorting through the photos I took at the last few baseball games I went to in September. Here we have Jose Reyes greeting David Wright at the top step of the dugout after Wright scored a run against the Chicago Cubs on Sept. 10th.

I really hope that it won’t be the last photo I take of Reyes wearing a Mets uniform.

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Shea Stadium’s neon baseball players

One of the things that I miss about Shea Stadium are the giant neon baseball players that adorned the outside of the ballpark for most of my life. I hope I still have my own photos of them saved on a CD-R, but I know I don’t have any that show them lit. Fortunately, Flickr comes to the rescue:

Shea Stadium At Dusk
Photo credit: Joe Shlabotnik

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