APBA Soccer Releases 2015-16 Euro Champions Set

APBA Games today announced the release of the latest edition of one of the best bargain sets in tabletop-sports gaming: the European Champions Set. For $25 plus shipping the 202 card set includes last year’s (2015-16) champions of the 7 top European soccer leagues, as well as the Champions League title-holders. Included clubs: Real Madrid (UEFA Champions League) Leicester City (Premier League – England) Bayern Munich (Bundesliga – Germany) Paris St. Germain (Ligue 1 – France) Juventus (Serie A – Italy) Barcelona (La Liga – Spain) Benfica (Primera Liga – Portugal) PSV Eindhoven (Eriedivisie – Netherlands) I personally own the … Continue reading

October 4, 1985 – The End of the Mets’ Hopes

It's October 4, 1985. Can Sid Fernandez keep the Mets' hopes alive against Tim Raines and the Montreal Expos? https://t.co/SV9sJuk5aw pic.twitter.com/XvEiEtu4Qo — Paul Dylan (@heyblue) August 27, 2017 Heading into the top of the 8th, here's Fernandez's pitching line!! pic.twitter.com/lw3KqZ2TBV — Paul Dylan (@heyblue) August 27, 2017 Sid Fernandez took a no-hitter 7 1/3 innings in game #159 of the season, before losing the no-no, the shutout, the game, and ultimately, the chance at a division title for the 1985 Mets in my Strat-O-Matic replay. Mitch Webster doubles with one out in the 8th to break up the no-hitter, but … Continue reading

1985 NL Replay – Can the Mets Come Back?

For a limited time, CLICK HERE TO TAKE 25% OFF a 1985 New York Mets as-played scorebook! Six games back with six games to play, the 2nd place New York Mets met the NL East division-leading St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis for a three game series beginning on October 1, 1985 in my replay of the National League season. The Cards’ magic number was 1, meaning they needed to win only one of the three games to clinch the division. It was an incredible series, highlighted by a 15-inning contest in game two, in which two 20-game winners (Dwight … Continue reading