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A 1986 Miracle for the Mets
On-deck batter Howard Johnson couldn’t believe his eyes as he watched Ray Knight come down the line to score the winning run against the Boston Red Sox in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. Facing elimi ...
Continued Success: 1988 Mets Yearbook
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 ...
Fireworks at Shea: 1991 Mets Yearbook
Though the Mets struggled in 1991, there were still some explosive players on the roster that year. Howard Johnson led the league with 38 home runs and 117 RBIs in the second All-Star season of his ca ...
Gear in the Mets Dugout: Bats and Helmet
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.
HoJo and Teufel Celebrate at Shea
Howard Johnson and Tim Teufel were two important reserves on the 1986 World Series championship team. During the regular season the pair had a lot to celebrate. Teufel had a memorable walk-off pinch-h ...
By the early 1990s, Howard Johnson had established himself as one of the premier sluggers in the game. A two-time All-Star and two-time Silver Slugger winner at third base, Johnson led the NL in home ...
HoJo Gets an Early Start
Coming off a 98-win season in 1985, the Mets were primed to make a run at the 1986 pennant. Howard Johnson was heading into his second season with the Mets and prepared to play all over the field. Thi ...
HoJo Makes the Cover
After years of playing in the shadows of greats, Howard Johnson emerged as a leader of the Mets in 1989 and graced the cover of the annual in 1990. In that remarkable 1989 campaign, Johnson recorded h ...
HoJo: The New Big Guy
Third baseman Howard Johnson spent nine seasons in New York during the 1980s and early 1990s. He led the league with 104 runs in his All-Star campaign of 1989, then led the league with 38 home runs an ...
Howard Johnson Plays the Field
While primarily a third baseman with the Mets, Howard Johnson played all across the field to help the team wherever he could. In addition to 835 appearances at third, Johnson played 263 games at short ...