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Category Archives: Announcements

MEGDAL FOR GM: Happy Days Are Here Again

With the announcement by the Mets that Sandy Alderson has been named the new General Manager, we now know for certain that the Wilpons have heeded our call for LOGIC, TRANSPARENCY and PASSION. As someone who writes about the Mets for a living, this development is encouraging for one who wishes to cover many postseason [...]

Megdal For GM: Letter to Jeff Wilpon

With the news now widely reported that the Mets will be seeking a new General Manager, I am gratified to know that Jeff Wilpon has received my letter requesting an interview for the position. A high-level member of the Mets organization, who I will only identify as Deep Swoboda, has told me to “consider it [...]

UPDATED Megdal For GM: Acceptance Speech Sunday Afternoon!

MEGDAL TO ACCEPT FAN NOMINATION FOR GENERAL MANAGER
SPEECH TO THANK SUPPORTERS, SUBMIT RESUME 12:15 SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN CITI FIELD PARKING LOT
After receiving thousands of votes over the course of 18 grueling primaries at blogs dedicated to the Mets around the Internet, Howard Megdal will graciously accept the nomination of New York Mets fans to [...]

18 Primaries, 18 Constituencies, One Voice

Mo Vaughn Monday was unanimous. Six primaries, six victories, all with at least 71 percent of the vote. Yesterday, Baseball Think Factory, a national primary, voted overwhelmingly for LOGIC, TRANSPARENCY and PASSION as well.
Mets fans the nation over want Howard Megdal to be the next General Manager of the New York Mets.
I am so grateful [...]

Megdal For GM: Mo Vaughn Monday

With another week gone by, I am humbled to have received an overwhelming mandate from the readers at Andrew Vazzano’s The ‘Ropolitans- nearly 76 percent of you believe I should be the next General Manager of the New York Mets.
If the Wilpons care about making the fans of the New York Mets happy- and I [...]

Megdal For GM: Our Time Draws Closer

The Mets can’t possibly ignore us now. The time for change in Flushing has come. With attendance down more than 6,000 per game, and huge majorities in both of my primaries last week calling for a Megdal Administration (more than 73 percent at Mets Police, nearly 88 percent at The Happy Recap), convincing the Wilpons [...]

Megdal For GM: The Next Chapter

Well, it is clearer than ever that Mets fans are speaking with one voice: it is time to elect me the next General Manager of the New York Mets. Over at Pick Me Up Some Mets, I received 86 percent of the vote. That is at the level of a Democrat in Washington D.C., though [...]

Megdal For GM: Lift Every Voice And Vote

The arc of history is long, but it bends toward Megdal For GM. You voted in significant numbers again this past week: and your message was unmistakable. You want me, Howard Megdal, to be the next GM of the New York Mets.
Thanks to the voters at Mets Minor League Blog and Metsgrrl, I have now [...]

Megdal For GM: Weighing in on Larry, Scouting Trip

This evening, I will be taking in a Brooklyn Cyclones game, to help with the evaluating process of the farm system I hope to take control of following my election. I’ll discuss the future with the top Met prospects in Brooklyn.
As announced earlier this week, Toby Hyde will be my Director of Minor League Operations [...]

Democracy In Action: Vote Megdal For GM At Metsgrrl.com, MetsMinorLeagueBlog.com!

Fresh off of a pair of landslide victories at Amazin’ Avenue (65 percent of the vote!) and New York Baseball Digest (68 percent of the vote!), voting has now begun at the thoughtful fan site Metsgrrl.com and the system-intensive MetsMinorLeagueBlog.com.
In addition, I am happy to announce that Toby Hyde of MetsMinorLeagueBlog.com has accepted my offer [...]