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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...

Mike Piazza not Happy New York Mets Sold Post 9/11 Jersey
April 6th, 2016 at 8:37 AM
One of the most iconic moments in New York Mets' history came on September 21, 2001. Just ten days after the most devastating terrorist attacks in the country's history, the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves in the first sporting event in New York City since the attacks. The game was...

Keith Hernandez Gives Wilmer Flores a First Base Lesson for New York Mets
March 22nd, 2016 at 11:57 AM
The New York Mets don't have a clear backup first baseman on their roster right now. There was talk earlier in the winter about exposing catchers Kevin Plawecki and Travis d'Arnaud to work at first, but that has yet to materialize. One guy who has gotten some work at first...