BROUGHT TO METS FANS BY
BENRUS WATCH COMPANY
Vault Store
item
DARLING’S 1989 GOLD GLOVE
Ron Darling took home a Gold Glove in 1989, the only such award in the pitcher’s career. He went even with a 14-14 record that season.
item
GARY’S GOING-AWAY GLOVE
With 600 games as a Mets backstop, Gary Carter played his final one for New York on September 30, 1989. He used this glove in the 7-2 defeat of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 11 innings on the road. As a M ...
item
FIVE YEARS OF GLORY IN ’89
The five-year run leading up to the 1989 season gave Mets fans plenty to crow about, including two division titles and one glorious World Series win.
item
METS TOTE BAG GIVEAWAY
Shea Stadium offered Mets-branded giveaways as part of gameday promotions. Sharp partnered with the team for tote bags.
item
YOUNG SLUGGERS GET DIRECTION FROM SASSER
Catcher Mackey Sasser coached kids on the fundamentals of hitting during an event at Shea Stadium. He likely had good advice, as “the Hacker” batted .291 in 72 games during the 1989 season. ...
item
ANOTHER WINNING TEAM, 1989
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 ...
item
LOS METS DE NUEVO YORK, 1989
Baseball’s appeal extends far beyond the United States. In the decades after World War II, players from Central and South America started appearing on rosters and the influx of these international ath ...