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Keith Hernandez Mets Hall of Fame Bust
After Keith Hernandez was traded to the Mets in 1983, he became one of the star players who powered the team in a victorious decade. During his runner-up MVP campaign in 1984, Hernandez helped the Met ...
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Keith Hernandez Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
The Mets selected their first official team captain in 1987, when Keith Hernandez’s talent on the field and leadership in the clubhouse made him a natural for the title. Traded to the Mets in 1983, He ...
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Keith Hernandez’s 1987 Gold Glove
Keen fielding by 1B Keith Hernandez earned him a Gold Glove in 1987, one of six he received as a Met. Hernandez recorded 149 assists that season, tied for most in his career.
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Keith Hernandez’s Signature Stretch
A consistent Gold Glover throughout his career, Keith Hernandez perfected the first baseman stretch when fielding throws. This signature play was so well-known that it was used a means of introducing ...
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Mets 1989 Spanish-Language Yearbook
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 ...
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O Captain! My Captain!: Keith Hernandez
Keith Hernandez was named the franchise’s first captain in 1987. He proved his worth that season by leading the team in hits and plate appearances while also earning a Gold Glove and an All-Star nod. ...
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Rising Stars: 1984 Mets Yearbook
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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Rising Stars: 1985 Mets Information Guide
Keith Hernandez, Darryl Strawberry, Doc Gooden, and more rising Mets stars graced the cover of the 1985 media guide.
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Slide, Keith, Slide!: Keith Hernandez, 1987
Safe at the plate! Keith Hernandez made a slick slide past Chicago Cubs catcher Damon Berryhill to tag home. The Mets captain scored 87 runs during the 1987 season, third-most on the team.
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The Doctor Is In: 1985 Mets Yearbook
The doctor is in! When Dwight Gooden broke out as 1984 NL Rookie of the Year, he was only getting started. The ace would win the NL Cy Young Award in 1985, recording an MLB-best 24 wins. Keith Hernand ...