Darryl Strawberry

Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets stretches before the first pitch of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at CitiField on July 22, 2012. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Schwei: The Mets And The .500 Mark

It’s the third-latest point in a season in club history in which the Mets have dipped below the .500 level for the first time. There have been five seasons in Mets history in which the club played at or above .500 for the entire year.


New York Yankees Joe Girardi at the New York Botanical Garden as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 29, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Yankees Wrap Up HOPE Week With Visit To Kids With Alopecia

Friday was the final day of HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual week-long effort to reach out to the community, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.


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Strawberry Insists Mets Great Seaver Meant No Harm With ‘Handcuffs’ Comment

Has there been too much made of Tom Seaver’s ill-advised quip during a Mets All-Time Team panel discussion?


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Wright, Piazza Headline Mets All-Time Team; Davey Over Gil?

Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.


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Brooklyn Boy John Franco Inducted Into Mets’ Hall Of Fame

There’s always been something about John Franco that made him the quintessential New Yorker. Now, the feisty little lefty from Brooklyn is a member of the Mets’ Hall of Fame.


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Schwei: The Wright Numbers

David Wright’s impressive start this season not only has the Mets third basman atop the majors in batting average but climbing nearer to the top of the club’s all-time leaderboards.


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B&C Morning Show: Mookie Wilson Stops By The Allstate Studio

Former Mets player and coach William Hayward ‘Mookie’ Wilson joined the Dynamic Radio Duo this morning to to a little catching up – which comes natural to the former center fielder.


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Coutinho: Mets’ Wright Proving He’s The Face Of The Franchise

Quite frankly, David Wright is one of the best players I’ve ever seen in Flushing.


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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.


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Coleman: A Fitting Tribute To The Kid

The memorial tribute to the late Mets catcher Gary Carter was a wonderful testament that celebrated the life of a terrific father and husband, a great athlete, and a quintessential leader both on and off the field of play.


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Liguori: Thanks To Gary Carter And His Goodness

They didn’t come any better than Gary Carter. On and off the field, Carter was a true gentleman.


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On WFAN: Doc, Darryl And More Remember Mets Great Gary Carter

Carter could always be counted on for a smile, a timely hit — and in 1986, a championship. Those close to the catcher joined WFAN to remember “The Kid” shortly after his passing.


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B&C Morning Show: Darryl Strawberry Talks About Having A Great Respect For Gary Carter

Darryl Strawberry called into the show just after 9 a.m. to talk about his late teammate Gary Carter.


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Former Mets Catcher Gary Carter Dead At 57

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, whose single for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series touched off one of the most improbable rallies in baseball, died Thursday. He was 57.


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Coutinho: “The Kid” Will Remain In Our Hearts Forever

The back of Gary Carter’s baseball card speaks for itself. But what I will remember about him the most is Gary Carter–the man and the way he lived his life. He was a great teammate and one of the leaders on that championship team