2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Our newest tradition, for however long it lasts, where we fill our offseason hours revisiting, and voting on, Mets-related tabloid front and back pages from the previous season.

Please vote for the cover that you prefer

Poll ended at Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:21 am

FULL SPEED AHEAD (Newsday)
9
75%
deGEM! (Newsday)
3
25%
 
Total votes : 12

2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Postby Benjamin Grimm » Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:21 am

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Winner of Round 1.0.3
FULL SPEED AHEAD
Newsday, March 15, 2017.
In spring training, Jacob deGrom appears to be recovered from his season-ending 2016 injury.
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Winner of Round 1.0.13
deGEM!
Newsday, June 25, 2017.
DeGrom gives up one run over eight innings in a win in San Francisco.
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Re: 2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Postby d'Kong76 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:52 am

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David Arthur Kingman, 1B-OF-3B 1975-1977, 1981-1983

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Full Speed
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Re: 2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Postby cooby » Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:03 am

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DeGem. He doesn't look quite like he's being hit by g forces.

Re: 2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Postby Edgy MD » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:12 pm

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Re: 2017 Tabloid Cover Derby Round 2.4.2

Postby Benjamin Grimm » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:16 pm

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I voted for FULL SPEED AHEAD because it has a better layout. We get a good look at Jacob, instead of having him buried behind the headline. And deGEM is more cluttered than the typical Newsday cover.


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