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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 ...
A Win at Shea: Mets Beat Pirates 1986
Mets fans enjoyed a pleasant Saturday afternoon at the park as their team exploded for 5 runs in the 5th inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-1. It was one win among many in 1986 for the team that ...
An Emergency Victory
Terry Leach first came to the Mets in 1981 as a sidearm-throwing rookie whose delivery often baffled opposing hitters. Mostly used as a reliever, Leach made a memorable emergency start on October 1, 1 ...
Another Winning Team: 1989 Mets Yearbook
The Mets extended their winning-season streak into 1989, finishing 87-75 and second in the division. Howard Johnson broke out in an All-Star season, leading the Mets with 36 longballs. He also scored ...
Backman’s Heavy Batting
After splitting time between the minor leagues and the Mets for several seasons, Wally Backman took on a more permanent role in 1984. The platoon second baseman was known for his solid hitting near th ...
Bob Murphy Mets Hall of Fame Bust
For a half century, Bob Murphy was the voice of the Mets. His announcing career began with the team’s first game in 1962 and continued until his retirement in 2003, which included two World Series tit ...
Bob Murphy Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
Bob Murphy’s Mets announcing career began with the team’s first game in 1962 and continued until his retirement in 2003. He saw two world championships during his decades in the booth. Murphy’s signat ...
Bud Harrelson Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Bud Harrelson played shortstop for the Mets from 1965 to 1977 and returned as a coach in 1986. In 1990, he replaced Davey Johnson as manager of the team. Harrelson is the only Met to have been a membe ...
Bud Harrelson Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
Bud Harrelson played shortstop for the Mets from 1965 to 1977. His outstanding defense in the 1969 World Series was one of the keys to a Miracle Mets victory. He returned as a coach in 1986 and replac ...
By George, We’ve Got It: Mets Acquisitions
The 1982 Mets were led by a pair of Georges: new manager George Bamberger and newly-acquired slugger George Foster. The latter would record 136 hits that season, second-best on the team.