Category: ‘Retired Mets’

Emotional Mike Piazza Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
July 24th, 2016 at 3:15 PM
After a wait that would be seemingly endless, former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Piazza, who was elected this year during his fourth appearance on the ballot, officially received his plaque at the Hall of Fame's induction ceremony this afternoon....

Former New York Mets’ Legends Focus of Documentaries Scheduled to Premiere This Week
July 11th, 2016 at 8:29 AM
***PHOTO1***The All Star Break has arrived in Major League Baseball, so the New York Mets are off for the next four days. Aside from possibly seeing Bartolo Colon or Jeurys Familia pitch in the All Star Game tomorrow night, there won't be any game action for Mets' fans to enjoy...

New York Mets Will Honor 1986 Championship Team This Weekend
May 27th, 2016 at 1:02 PM
The New York Mets have a special weekend planned for fans in attendance at Citi Field for their three matchups with the Los Angeles Dodgers. This weekend has been deemed 1986 weekend by the Mets, with special giveaways and activities planned for each night. Tonight, all fans in attendance will...

1986 World Series MVP Ray Knight Will Return to Flushing for 30th Anniversary Celebration
May 6th, 2016 at 3:34 PM
The New York Mets won the World Series in 1986, but a little known fact to most baseball fans concerns the MVP of that Fall Classic. The MVP for that World Series championship went to Mets' third baseman Ray Knight, who hit .440 with a homer and five RBI's during...

Three Mets’ Minority Partners Buy Mike Piazza’s 9/11 Jersey for $365,000
April 14th, 2016 at 6:58 PM
The New York Mets caused a public relations fiasco when reports surfaced last week that the team had sold the famous jersey Mike Piazza wore when he hit a game winning home run on September 21, 2001. That game against the Atlanta Braves marked the first professional sporting event held...