Keith Hernandez’s To Do Monday: Swing Away

Keith Hernandez follows his swing in a 1988 game.

Keith Hernandez follows his swing in a 1988 game.

It’s All-Star Week in New York, and who better to tell the story than five-time All Star and leader of one of the best Mets teams ever—Keith Hernandez? This will be a special week for baseball fans in the big city, and The Observer is delighted that Mr. Hernandez is sharing some of his favorite spots with our readers.

And it’s outta here! Baseball’s most prolific sluggers take center stage at Citi Field on Monday night for the Chevrolet Home Run Derby. This year’s event will have a distinct New York flair, as the Mets’ David Wright will captain the National League squad, while Robinson Cano of the Yankees leads the American Leaguers.

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