Contest Closed!

Lola the Italian Greyhound in Mets jersey at SheaThe contest to win two tickets to next Tuesday’s game between the Mets and Giants has closed. The winner has been contacted via email to confirm that he/she will be able to go to the game.

For everyone sitting on the edge of your seat, here are the answers to the questions:

1. Hobie Landrith was the starting catcher in the first game in Mets history. Who was the Mets’ starting catcher in their second game?

Joe Ginsberg

2. Name one item from the “Kitchen Stuff” section of the “Hand-picked MetsToday Store”.

anything from the Kitchen Stuff section was acceptable

3. What is the name of my dog, and what is the breed type?

her name is Lola (she is a show girl …) and she is an Italian Greyhound

4. Who is the “Baby-faced Assassin?”

Danny Graves

Thanks to everyone who participated … it was a lot of fun to read everyone’s “creative” answers. Hopefully we’ll be able to do this again soon.

Joe Janish began MetsToday in 2005 to provide the unique perspective of a high-level player and coach -- he earned NCAA D-1 All-American honors as a catcher and coached several players who went on to play pro ball. As a result his posts often include mechanical evaluations, scout-like analysis, and opinions that go beyond the numbers. Follow Joe's baseball tips on Twitter at @onbaseball and at the On Baseball Google Plus page.