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Mets To Wear ’86 Uniforms Throughout New Season

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Wear ’86 Uniforms Throughout New Season

In honor of the 30th anniversary of their last World Championship, the Mets will wear their 1986 uniforms multiple times throughout this season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The original design of those iconic 1986 uniforms were he brainchild of die-hard Met fan and acclaimed artist Joe Petruccio, who does a brilliant job […]

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Mets To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary Of 1986 World Series Team

An article by posted on January 4, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Celebrate 30 Year Anniversary Of 1986 World Series Team

The New York Mets today announced a 30th anniversary celebration of the 1986 World Championship team Memorial Day Weekend May 27-29 vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citi Field. The Mets will commemorate the achievements of one of the most legendary and beloved teams in New York sports history with special promotional giveaways and in-ballpark […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Mets!

An article by posted on October 24, 2015 0 Comments
Everything’s Coming Up Mets!

Shea Stadium Memorabilia from The Rashbaum Collection On view from October 8 to November 29, 2015 The objects and images in this front-room display at The City Reliquary offer a tangible history of the New York Mets and of Shea Stadium, the team’s former home from 1964 until its demolition in 2008. Shea Stadium was […]

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No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
No Lasting Remembrance For Mets Owner Who Revived The Franchise

Richard Sandomir of the NY Times writes about the Mets decision to not honor former owner Nelson Doubleday Jr. with a memorial patch. Doubleday, who was a major part of the team for 22 years, passed away in June this year. With New York’s incredible success in the 1980′s, Doubleday is one of the most […]

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Mets 8-3 Start Historically Leads to Good Results

An article by posted on April 18, 2015 0 Comments
Mets 8-3 Start Historically Leads to Good Results

The Mets beat the Marlins again on Friday night by a score of 4-1 to start the season 8-3. They’ve now won six straight games for the first time since April 21-27, 2011, and they currently have the longest winning streak in the Major Leagues. While it’s still early in the season, Mark Simon of ESPN […]

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Sandy Alderson’s Remarkable Autonomy Window

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson’s Remarkable Autonomy Window

My coming of age as a Mets fan evolved, as it were … When I was young I had no idea why the Mets might be good or bad or mediocre. As I got older, unlike my Dad who was preoccupied strictly with events on the field, I began to be aware of problems with […]

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You Know You Miss Baseball…

An article by posted on December 24, 2014 0 Comments
You Know You Miss Baseball…

This is a funny time of year. The previous baseball season is now well in the books and fading fast in the rear-view mirror while next season is still too far of for even the earliest of prognostics to hit the scene. It’s a kind of baseball limbo where there is little but a frosty […]

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Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

An article by posted on December 2, 2014 0 Comments
Dwight Gooden Sees Mets In Postseason In 2015

Dwight Gooden told Anthony Sulla-Heffinger of Yahoo Sports, that he believes the Mets are on the right track and should go to the postseason in 2015 and possibly win the World Series in 2016. “I think next year you will see some big strides from the Mets, possibly making the postseason, and then the following year, […]

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You Gotta Have Heart, And A Little Crazy Helps Too

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
You Gotta Have Heart, And A Little Crazy Helps Too

David Wright is sounding like a desperate man these days. He’s seeing his power numbers evaporate and he’s had to bear another year entrenched in a mediocre lineup on a mediocre team. He’s got everything a man could wish for. A great apartment, buckets of money, a gorgeous wife and a great job … but […]

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Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

An article by posted on May 26, 2014 0 Comments
Is The Quest For 90 Over? The Math Says It Is.

“This team is now about being successful. This is about concrete expectations about what we need to do. The 90 wins is about challenge.” – Sandy Alderson There are still 113 games left in the 2014 season, and while the Mets are only five games under .500 with a 22-27 record and sitting six games out […]

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