Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP  Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP
Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP
Tim Noonan
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Tim Noonan

New York Mets give thanks for Mr October, Daniel Murphy, a man of faith

Slugger's inexplicable hot streak has made him a star and thrust the New York outfit into a World Series spot

Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP  Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP
Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets hits a two run home run against the Chicago Cubs during game four of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field. Photos: AFP
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Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan

Tim Noonan has been crafting uniquely provocative columns for the SCMP and SMP for more than a decade. A native of Canada, he has over 20 years’ experience in Asia and has been a regular contributor to a number of prominent publications, including Time magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune and The Independent.