Tag: 1986

What Would Keith Do… About Oliver Perez?

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

“We- players, writers, fans- talk about the importance of the little things and getting the breaks and clutch pitching and hitting, but sometimes I wonder whether the truth isn’t more simple. The main difference between the winners and losers? Winning.” Keith Hernandez from his novel If At First… The wisdom of Keith Hernandez whether on […]

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Mookie Back With The Mets

An article by posted on February 9, 2010 0 Comments

Mets.com has reported that one of the most beloved Mets in history is back with the organization in a full-time capacity. The Mets announced Monday that Mookie Wilson has accepted a position as the organization’s Minor League outfield and baserunning coordinator. Wilson was last with the club as manager of Class A Brooklyn in 2005. […]

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New Mets Hall of Fame Graphics!!!

An article by posted on January 21, 2010 0 Comments

In honor of the newest Mets to be selected to the Mets Hall of Fame, we’ve designed some new graphics for you to show off and display on your websites and social pages. Congratulations to Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Davey Johnson and Frank Cashen.  Strawberry was one of the most feared hitters in Mets history, and […]

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October 27, 1986: The Dream Has Come True

An article by posted on October 27, 2009 0 Comments
October 27, 1986:  The Dream Has Come True

Two days ago, I wrote about the twenty-third anniversary of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.  Miraculous as that game was, all it did was force a seventh and deciding game.  Do you remember seeing the replay of Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk waving for the ball to stay fair in the 1975 World […]

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The Cardinals and Mets Rivalry

An article by posted on June 23, 2009 0 Comments

With all the injuries to the 2009 Mets reminding me of the 1987 Mets, and with the St. Louis Cardinals in town for a big four game series, it got me thinking about the great Met-Cardinals rivalry of the mid 1980′s. To borrow a line from Keith Hernandez “You kids out there who are new […]

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same.

An article by posted on April 27, 2009 0 Comments

I watched a Mets game the other day and to say we looked terrible and inept would be an understatement. The opposing team scored 2 in the top of the first and 2 more in the second. There was a hit batsmen, an error, a wild pitch and a couple of walks thrown in for […]

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Mets All Under-Appreciated Team – Part One

An article by posted on March 24, 2009

While perusing the comments of a recent article here on Mets Merized Online, an old but familiar name popped out at me…Dave Magadan. Most of us Mets fans vaguely remember him. “Mags” played with the Amazins’ from 1986 until 1993. He was never a great player, but was decent enough to finish 22nd in the […]

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Interview: Jeff Pearlman On 1986, 2009, K-Rod, Strawberry

An article by posted on December 16, 2008

 I spoke with author and Sports Illustrated journalist Jeff Pearlman, who wrote the New York Times best selling book on the New York Mets, “The Bad Guys Won”.  The book is a must read, a great gift for any Mets fan, and is available at Amazon.com. In the title of your book, “The Bad Guys Won”, who […]

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Still Runnin’ Against The Wind…

An article by posted on June 2, 2008

You’re going to have to forgive me this morning. As excited as I am about the Mets taking 3 out of 4 games from the Dodgers, I can’t help but feel nostalgic today.   Like all of us here on this site, I have a passion for all things Mets. So much so, that even […]

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Mets Merized Is Giving Away FREE METS TICKETS! Guess Who This Mets Player Is!

An article by posted on April 15, 2007

Here is your chance to win a pair of FREE TICKETS to see the Mets play against the Florida Marlins on Monday, April 30th! During our first two Mets Tickets Contests, we asked you questions about the 2006 Mets. This time we will take you back to the magical season of 1986. Here goes… I […]

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