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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...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Jon Matlack (1974-76)
June 16th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
A key figure in the 1973 "Miracle Mets" season, starting pitcher Jon Matlack represented New York and the National League in three consecutive All-Star games from 1974 to 1976. The southpaw formed an impressive trio with Jerry Koosman (two All-Star games) and Tom Seaver (twelve All-Star games) for the Mets...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories – Bud Harrelson (1970-71)
June 7th, 2013 at 8:53 PM
A member of the ballclub's 1969 World Series squad, Derrel "Bud" Harrelson was a steady fixture in the New York Mets infield for thirteen seasons from 1965 to 1978. Bud Harrelson was a light hitter but possessed a slick glove and made a name for himself based on his fielding...

Mets 101 All-Star Memories: Jerry Koosman (1968 and 1969)
May 23rd, 2013 at 11:23 PM
  ***PHOTO1*** The 1968 All-Star Game: The game was held at the Astrodome in Houston Texas, on July 9, 1968.  Home of the Houston Astros and the first game held indoors.  It was also a first for Jerry Koosman, as he was one of three Mets to be sent to the All-Star Game...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: Tom Seaver
May 9th, 2013 at 9:21 AM
With the 2013 All Star Game coming to Citi Field, Mets 101 is celebrating by looking back at all things related to the All Star Game and our beloved Mets. Our All Star Memories series takes a look back at the games, players, and moments from mid summer classics past...

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: Biggest Blockbuster Met Moves #3-The Franchise Leaves Town
December 16th, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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 topics related to the New York Mets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Top Mets of All Time #1-Tom Seaver
December 2nd, 2012 at 6:09 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...

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...

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...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Teams in Franchise History
August 15th, 2012 at 1:13 AM
Over the past recent years, Mets' fans have certainly seen their fair share of horrid teams.  From the 2007 team which led to a historic collapse in team history, to the teams in the late 70's/early 80's, to of course 1962 and the teams of the 1960's.  It would also...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Ten Shea Stadium Moments
August 3rd, 2012 at 9:00 AM
As part of our 50th Anniversary Series here at Mets 101, we have given you a look at a lot of great players in New York Mets history. This article is going to do something a little different, as we want to try and get more into some of the...

Mets 101 Hall of Fame: the First Class
July 25th, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Last week at Mets 101 we introduced our brand new Mets 101 Hall of Fame. After much deliberation amongst the Mets 101 staff, each writer has selected a candidate for induction in the first class of the Mets 101 Hall of Fame. The initial class features five players, so there...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top 10 Big Names to Wear a Met Uniform
July 16th, 2012 at 11:58 AM
Throughout the course of their history, the New York Mets have had a lot of great players wear the orange and blue. Whether it is one of the twelve Hall of Famers who have spent some part of their careers with the Mets or players who weren't Hall worthy but...

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 10 Starting Pitchers in Mets History
June 11th, 2012 at 11:55 AM
One of the most hotly debated lists here at Mets 101 has been the list for top starting pitchers in the history of the New York Mets. The Mets have had so many great names take the mound at Shea Stadium and Citi Field that it is hard to narrow...

New York Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Teams in Mets History
January 7th, 2012 at 7:59 PM
For the holiday season, each week Mets 101 will start a countdown on the seven best (or worst) of something in New York Mets history (ie: best 3rd basemen, worst defeat etc). We will start the countdown from seven, all the way down to number one. Each week we will put up a...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Best Teams in New York Mets History
December 31st, 2011 at 6:55 PM
For the holiday season, each week Mets 101 will start a countdown on the seven best (or worst) of something in New York Mets history (ie: best 3rd basemen, worst defeat etc). We will start the countdown from seven, all the way down to number one. Each week we will put up a...

Tom Seaver to Appear on MLB Network’s Studio 42 with Bob Costas
December 11th, 2011 at 12:02 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Former Mets great Tom Seaver will appear on MLB Network's Studio 42 tomorrow night, MetsBlog.com reports. The show, which is hosted by Bob Costas, will feature Seaver talking about his career and moments such as his near perfect game in 1969, winning the 1969 World Series against the Orioles, and...