Countdown to Spring Training – 18 Days

Eighteen days til pitchers and catchers report. Sadly there’s neither a pitcher nor a catcher in today’s card post. First up is Keith Hernandez. I know what you are saying: Whoa, hold on a minute there, Mr. All Things Ed. Are we talking THE Keith Hernandez? The five time all star, two time world champion,…

An Amazin’ Visit with an Amazin’ Met – Ed Kranepool

 “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light.” – Matthew 6:22 I recently made a trip to New York. No, I made a pilgimage to New York. To meet my baseball hero, and blog name sake, Ed Kranepool. It was the…

Because Who Would Read A Blog Called “All Things Rusty”?

“I wanted it to go a little longer, that way, I could always say that I played in a game that started in May and ended in June.” Ed Kranepool, after playing both ends of a double header in 1964, with the second game going 24 innings. “We’ve got a couple of kids here named (Ed)…

Tebow Mania: It’s real, I was there!

Last month I had a chance to experience “Tebow Mania” first hand. I had heard the stories, read the articles. But really, could ONE guy, who ended the season hitting a combined .226/.309/.347 really have the effect that everyone said he had? I have to say, emphatically, yes! I decided last minute to see Tim…

Kranepool wins game for Mets in the 8th

Good evening baseball fans and fellow fans of Ed. In case you didn’t notice the name of this blog, All Things Ed, it’s a tribute to my baseball hero while I was struggling with the Mendoza line in little league: Ed Kranepool. I wish I could say that Ed and I have a deep and…