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Cubs fans find it hard to shed superstitions

...Mets, the team that overtook the Cubs in 1969 not long after a black cat strolled by Cubs third baseman Ron Santo at Shea Stadium."I think it would be fitting to go through the Mets after what happened in '69," said Jeff Santo, a son of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-16/cubs-fans-find-it-hard-s
Granderson, Mets beat Dodgers 13-7 to take 2-1 lead in NLDS

...and "Where is Utley?""This place was rocking," Mets captain David Wright said. "It reminded me a lot of Shea Stadium when it got loud and crazy. It seemed like these fans were just losing their minds, which is what you want."Cespedes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-10-13/granderson-mets-beat-dodgers-13-7
New York Mets rally past Atlanta Braves for 7th consecutive win

...Braves on Sunday.New York, which earned its first four-game sweep of the Braves since July 20-23, 1989, at Shea Stadium, stayed 9½ games ahead of Washington in the NL East with 19 games left in the regular season."It's really hard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-13/new-york-mets-rally-past
Beatles' only Georgia show took place half a century ago in Atlanta

...only appearance in Georgia. The tour had started three days earlier with The Beatles performing to 55,000 fans at Shea Stadium in New York City.Besides Atlanta, stops that August would include Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto; Sam Houston Coliseum...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-12/beatles-only-georgia-
Ex-major league star Darryl Strawberry takes to the pulpit

...53-year-old Strawberry has little interest in discussing the moon shoots that sailed high and far into so many of those Shea Stadium nights.While this year's Mets have stampeded their way toward first place in the NL East, Strawberry has ignored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-08/ex-major-league-star-dar
What Is It?

...borrowed my older brother's car to drive the 15 miles to Shea Stadium. The car was a 1968 Buick Skylark V-8 that was pretty...there a little late and had to park in the last row of Shea Stadium's parking lot. At the end of the game, it took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-08-07/what-it
Hall of Fame slugger, revered broadcaster Ralph Kiner dies

...crew of the New York Mets for their expansion season in 1962 and became a permanent fixture ? the home TV booth at Shea Stadium was named in his honor."Kiner's Korner" was a delight for players and fans alike, where stars would join Kiner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-06/hall-fame-slugger-ralph-
New Yorker masters art of snagging souvenirs

...Mike Nickeas (April 21, 2011) and Mike Trout (July 24, 2011) and the last home run hit by the New York Mets at Shea Stadium (Carlos Beltran on Sept. 28, 2008).By Hample's count, he's come up with 29 home run balls: 24 off the bat and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-04-19/new-yorker-masters-art-s
2012 season will be Chipper's last

...the Big Apple tried to rattle him by chanting his actual name ("Larry! Larry! Larry" was a familiar chant at old Shea Stadium), offered up nothing but respect.Jones already reciprocated by naming one of his children Shea.Mets third baseman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-22/2012-season-will-be-chippers
Yankees win first crown since 2000

...hadn't soaked themselves in bubbly after the season since Bernie Williams gloved Mike Piazza's midnight flyout at Shea Stadium to win the 2000 Subway Series and cap the Yankees' third straight championship and fourth in five years. Two outs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/05/bas_554604.shtml
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