1986 Mets

Doc Gooden in "'86 Mets: The Movie" (credit: Heather Quinlan)

Brooklyn Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter For ‘86 Mets: The Movie’

“The rights to the footage is going to be a huge financial hurdle,” director Heather Quinlan told CBSNewYork.com. “Honestly, without the footage, there’s no film.”


Former general manager Frank Cashen speaks during a press conference for his induction into the New York Mets Hall of Fame prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on July 31, 2010 at Citi Field. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Frank Cashen, Architect Of 1986 World Champion Mets, Dead At 88

Frank Cashen, the general manager who wore a signature bow tie and fashioned a New York Mets team that rollicked its way to the 1986 World Series championship, died Monday. The team said he was 88.


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Keidel: Mets’ Harvey Is Good, But No Gooden — Yet

There’s a throwback bent to Matt Harvey, an old soul in a young body. He’s supremely gifted. But it’s too early to say how much. And that’s fine.


The Mets celebrate after winning Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. (Credit: Mandatory Credit: Allsport/ALLSPORT)

Coutinho: Has It Really Been 26 Years Since Game 6?

It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.


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Report: Keith Hernandez To Shave Mustache Before Mets’ Home Finale

Goodbye, old friend. Arguably the most revered mustache in sports history, courtesy Keith Hernandez, will soon be a thing of the past, according to Neil Best of Newsday.


Davey Johnson (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images), empty seats at Citi Field (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nationals Manager Davey Johnson: Citi Field ‘Like A Morgue’

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when the Mets owned New York City. And at the center of it all was Davey Johnson.


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Keith Hernandez Threatens To Shave Famous Mustache For Mets’ Finale

Say it ain’t so, Keith! Mets fans may soon be subject to something so startling we refuse to believe it: a bare-lipped Keith Hernandez.


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Reggie Jackson Says A-Rod’s Numbers Clouded, Not Sure Carter A Hall Of Famer

The straw that stirs the drink is at it again. The ever-opinionated Reggie Jackson delivered a harsh assessment of his “good friend” Alex Rodriguez’s chase for MLB history in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated.


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Mets Honor Gary Carter With Opening Day Tribute, No. 8 Jerseys

As planned, the Mets honored the memory of Gary Carter with a pregame ceremony on Opening Day. They also had a surprise in store.


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Mets To Honor Gary Carter On Opening Day; Family Gets Ceremonial First Pitch

“We are thrilled that the Carters will be with us,” Jeff Wilpon said in a statement. “Mets fans will have the chance to pay their respects and remember all of his accomplishments.”


Lenny Dykstra (credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

Keidel: Lenny Dykstra’s New Uniform

For some reason, we always expect the newly rich to live well, not well beyond their means. But the 1986 Mets were ultimately the latter, and yet another one of their studs has been put to pasture.


Lenny Dykstra (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images), Gary Carter (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Judge Grants Lenny Dykstra’s Request To Attend Gary Carter Memorial

After asking a judge to let him attend, Dykstra was granted permission to cross state lines for the service at Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.


Gary Carter (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Memorial For Mets Great Gary Carter To Be Streamed Live Online

Family, friends and former teammates will say goodbye to Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter at a memorial service Friday night.


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Mookie Wilson Stays With Mets As Instructor, Team Ambassador

After firing him last fall for the second time, the Mets said Tuesday that Wilson will work for the organization as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.


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Montreal Canadiens Pay Tribute To Gary Carter With No. 8 Jerseys

In a town where the Mets ruled in the mid-’80s, Gary Carter was larger than life. It’s easy to forget another city also lost an icon last week.