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Idiots Guide: Greatest New York Mets of All-Time (MLB)

The New York Mets have been a proud franchise with a dedicated fan base since it’s inception in 1962. Over the course of a half century the franchise has seen many ups and downs, including 2 World Series titles (1969 and 1986),  5 National League Pennants (1969, 1973, 1986, 2000, 2015) and 6 National League East titles (1969, 1973, 1986, 1988, 2006, 2015). 1,165 more words

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The Frozen Iceball

“Ten million years from now, when then sun burns out and the Earth is just a frozen iceball hurtling through space, nobody’s going to care whether or not I got this guy out.” 322 more words


What Was the Worst Trade in Mets History?

Fans generally have longer, frustrated and angrier memories about the bad trades their teams have made than happy memories about the good ones. That’s human nature. 1,135 more words


Tug McGraw's Son, Tim, Makes His Own World Series Appearance

Tim McGraw, award-winning country singer and actor, threw out the ceremonial first pitch of Game 4 of the World Series between the Mets and Royals.  His connection to major league baseball is that his father, Tug McGraw, was a pitcher for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies during 1965 to 1984. 52 more words

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#TBT: Roger Maris Hits Number 61

Today is October 1st and though it is 20 years ago today that the New York Yankees clinched the first-ever American League Wild Card, a greater event happened 34 years prior to that moment. 395 more words

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The 2015 New York Mets: One Month To Go

It has been a weird, strange season for the Mets. They have had the highs of a franchise record-tying 11-game winning streak, several 7-game winning streaks, sweeping a season series against a National League team for the first time ever (they went 7-0 against Colorado), and historic (team-wise) home run production. 506 more words


Remembering '65: Lowly Mets send Dodgers reeling

By Jon Weisman

Here’s a game, within a series, within a season, that would have driven Dodger fans on Twitter crazy. 876 more words

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