- David Lennon has a 1-on-1 interview with Mike Piazza in Newsday.
- Toby Hyde interviews 2012 Mets first round draft pick Gavin Cecchini for MetsMinors
- Sports Collectors Daily writes about the 82-card Archives baseball card set that Topps is producing for the Chicago Cubs to give away over the course of four home games this summer. How cool would it have been if the Mets did this to celebrate their 50th anniversary last year?
Philadelphia Phillies catching prospect Tommy Joseph included a few extra cards when he signed the stuff that my friend Bart mailed to him, so Bart passed them on to me. For a young guy, Joseph actually had a pretty decent autograph. Both cards were made before Joseph was traded from the San Francisco Giants organization, so the minor league one shows him as a Richmond Flying Squirrel – that’s my favorite Eastern League team nickname.
Because the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and a guy that forges his own swords & sais are cool.