In honor of Jacob deGrom being named the National League Rookie of the Year, we take a look at the five Mets who’ve claimed that title throughout the franchise’s history.
It’s time once again to look at who’s hot and who’s not on the New York/New Jersey sports landscape.
Just as the wheels appeared to be falling off, the New York Islanders pulled over to the side, brought out their toolbox and, sure enough, got back on the road.
Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.
In a new weekly segment, we’ll take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape. With that, here we go.
The Islanders have the potential to be a winning hockey team. Whether or not they become one is entirely in their control.
Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.
Ever since Joe Namath’s last snap as a Jet, the team has had about as many starting quarterbacks as Defense Against the Dark Arts professors at Hogwarts.
Every team has bad games, and the loss to Toronto was definitely one the Isles will want to forget. But at this rate, it’ll wind up being a small blip on the radar screen. That’s what happens when you win.
To say the Islanders have had a checkered ownership history is putting it mildly. Will Jonathan Ledecky and Scott Malkin restore some sort of order in two years? Who knows?
Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.
Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.
Whether or not they’ll keep this up remains to be seen, but there’s certainly a lot to like about how they’ve played out of the gate.
The Islanders and Rangers — and their fans — have been at each other’s throats for years. The rivalry lost some luster over the last decade, but it now appears to be back and healthier than ever.
Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.