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SLUGGER STRAWBERRY METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE
The first overall draft pick in 1980, Darryl Strawberry began his career with the Mets in grand fashion by winning the 1983 NL Rookie of the Year award. He was a 7-time All-Star between 1984 and 1990 ...
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SEAVER AND STRAWBERRY IN ’83
Arguably the two biggest stories of the 1983 season were Tom Seaver and Darryl Strawberry. Seaver returned to his home base after being away for several seasons, and rookie Darryl Strawberry made his ...
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THE YOUNG GUYS OF ’85
Keith Hernandez, Darryl Strawberry, Doc Gooden, and more rising Mets stars graced the cover of the 1985 media guide.
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NEW METS IN ’80
New Year, New Mets. The 1980 Mets Information Guide promised a fresh start for “the people’s team” after a last-place finish in 1979. The fresh start included new ownership, led by Nelson Doubleday, J ...
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GEAR IN THE METS DUGOUT, 1990
The Shea Stadium dugouts were well stocked with equipment, including Darryl Strawberry’s batting helmet and bat, and bats belonging to Howard Johnson, Kevin McReynolds and Keith Miller.
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SIGNED STRAWBERRY BATTING PRACTICE JERSEY
Darryl Strawberry was an NL Rookie of the Year and a seven-time All-Star during his tenure with the Mets from 1983 to 1990. He undoubtedly wore out batting practice jerseys like this one as he batted ...
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RISING STARS, 1984
The Mets were back to their winning ways in 1984, finishing above .500 for the first time in eight years. Leading the team were a trio of All-Stars: Keith Hernandez, Jesse Orosco and Darryl Strawberry ...
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CONTINUED SUCCESS, 1988
The Mets stayed hot in 1988, notching 100 wins for the second time in three seasons. Darryl Strawberry led the league in home runs, while David Cone posted a 20-3 record for an MLB-best .870 win-loss ...
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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 ...
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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 ...