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1982 Info Guide: Bamberger Joins Mets
In 1982, the Mets hired George Bamberger, a one-time New York Giants pitcher and New York City native, to manage the team. His three years as skipper of the Milwaukee Brewers had been successful and t ...
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1986 Mets Information Guide: 25th Season
The Mets went over the top to celebrate their silver anniversary, gifting themselves some serious bling. Doc Gooden, the previous season’s Cy Young Award winner, led the team to their second-ever Worl ...
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1986 Mets World Series Champion Ring
The Mets capped off the 1986 season with a World Series title and 116 wins (including the postseason) — the most in franchise history. Jay Horwitz, a longtime Mets employee, took home this ring.
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1986 World Series Game-Used Ball
The Mets faced the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, winning the title for the second championship in franchise history. The scuffed logo on this ball shows obvious wear: was it caused by one o ...
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1986: A Year To Remember Publication
The World Series trophy on the cover says it all, as 1986 was truly “A Year to Remember.” The Mets wrapped up the season by winning their second world championship title, beating the Boston Red Sox in ...
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1988 Mets Lords of the Rings Banner
Fans expressed their World Series hopes with a Lord of the Rings-themed poster on Emerson Banner Day at Shea Stadium. The Mets finished the 1988 season top of the NL East Division with a 100-60 record ...
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1989 New York Mets Tote Bag
Shea Stadium offered Mets-branded giveaways as part of gameday promotions. Sharp partnered with the team for tote bags.
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A Championship Homecoming
The Mets traded for Tim Teufel in 1986. He had spent the previous three years with the Minnesota Twins and would work as a platoon infielder in New York, mostly splitting time with Wally Backman at se ...
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A Chat With Mookie Wilson At Shea
Mookie Wilson chatted on the field at Shea Stadium during his sophomore season in 1982. That year, he led the team in hits (178), runs (90) and at-bats (639).
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A Tough Road Loss: 1982 Mets Lineup Card
Mets starting pitcher Mike Scott was knocked out of the game early at Busch Stadium as the St. Louis Cardinals scored 7 runs to defeat the Mets. Future Met Keith Hernandez had 2 hits for the Cardinals ...