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Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series-Famous Faces to Play in Both Boroughs #2-Darryl Strawberry
December 28th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Sundays with the number seven and work all...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Ron Darling (1985)
August 15th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the better part of nine seasons, Ron Darling was a fixture in the New York Mets starting rotation and a key member of their 1986 World Series winning squad. From 1983-1991, Darling held a 99-70 record with a 3.50 ERA and also added 1,148 strikeouts in orange and blue....

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Keith Hernandez (1984, 86-87)
August 4th, 2013 at 9:09 AM
A key fixture at first base at Shea Stadium during the 1980's, Keith Hernandez represented the Amazins three times in the MLB All-Star Game starting in 1984 and again in both 1986 and 1987. By the time the Mets traded for the Gold Glover in June of 1983, he had...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Darryl Strawberry (1984-90)
July 23rd, 2013 at 12:52 AM
A cornerstone of the New York Mets franchise during the 1980's, Darryl Strawberry appeared in an incredible eight consecutive All-Star games from 1984 through his final season with the Amazins in 1990 and one as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1991. Straw was a starter for the...

New York Mets Select High School First Baseman Dominic Smith with First Round Pick
June 6th, 2013 at 9:22 PM
The 11th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft belonged to the New York Mets, and it was surrounded with a little extra intrigue this year. This pick was the center of a compensation dispute between the Mets and Major League Baseball when the team was trying to mount a pursuit...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada Both in Jeopardy of Minor League Stint
May 29th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
With the Subway Series in full swing, the city is full of baseball fever. The New York Mets have made their fans happy over the last two nights, completing two comeback victories over the New York Yankees. While there is a good vibe surrounding the club right now, trouble may...

Mets 101 Valentine’s Day Special:Most Lovable New York Mets
February 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
If you're anything like myself (which for you and your loved ones I hope not) you've dated and had a few relationships in your time.  In reflecting in most relationships past, you hope that all of them were good ones (in my case I'm still crossing my fingers), that you...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets of All Time #2-Darryl Strawberry
December 1st, 2012 at 8:30 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown on Sundays...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets Players of All Time #6-Mike Piazza
November 27th, 2012 at 8:39 PM
Just in time for the holiday season, Mets 101's Seven in Seven series returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of something related to the New York Mets ( i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdown...

The Highs and Lows at Citi Field in 2012
September 29th, 2012 at 12:51 PM
With the New York Mets not making the post season, many will argue that this season was a loss for the team and organization.  In a sense though, this season was also one in which many amazing things happened for the team.  Unlike recently years, this team and players have...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Constructing a 50th Anniversary Team Lineup
September 24th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
As the New York Mets' 50th anniversary season comes to a close, one of the more interesting ideas that has floated around the Mets 101 newsroom is how one would construct a lineup of the top players in Mets history. Interesting decisions surrounded this process, including a particularly crazy debate...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Individual Seasons in Mets History
August 27th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
As the New York Mets continue their 50th anniversary season, we have started to shift the focus of our 50th anniversary series. While we have spent a lot of time showcasing some of the great names to wear a Mets uniform throughout the years, now we are starting to focus...

50th Anniversary Feature: Top Five Moments in Citi Field History
August 23rd, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Keeping in line with our 50th Anniversary Article Series, we look at the top moments in Citi Field history.  The new ballpark has been home to the Mets for only four seasons, but it has already produced some memorable moments.  Lets take a look at the top-five moments in Citi...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Ten Fan Favorites in Mets History
July 9th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
As we are now at the half way point of the season, we've seen from our Amazing Mets a pretty impressive baseball year thus far.  We're starting to see this team along with it's players come in to their own, second wind, or in some cases grow right into their...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Ten Outfielders in Mets History
June 5th, 2012 at 6:06 PM
As the New York Mets 50th Anniversary continues, here at Mets 101 we have compiled a list of the top ten Met outfielders of all-time. The Mets have seen their share of quality players in the outfield over the years, with five inducted into the Mets hall of fame. The list includes World...