Dwight Gooden

Tom Seaver (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

A Look Back At The 5 Rookies Of The Year In Mets History

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.

11/12/2014

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Mets Induct Fan Favorite Mike Piazza Into Team’s Hall Of Fame

The Mets honored former slugger Mike Piazza on Sunday during a 30-minute ceremony at Citi Field before their season finale against Milwaukee.

09/29/2013

Miguel Tejada (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tejada Suspended 105 Games For Violating MLB’s Joint Drug Program

Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.

08/17/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei: Harvey’s Historic Second-Half Start And More Mets Notes

Harvey did something that the two previous Mets All-Star Game starting pitchers, Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden, were not able to do; win their first outing after starting a mid-summer classic.

07/22/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: It Won’t Be Long Before Matt Harvey Has Broadway To Himself

Once Derek Jeter retires — his suddenly balky body is hastening the process — and assuming Mariano Rivera makes good on his curtain call, Harvey will have Broadway to himself.

07/22/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Giglio: Matt Harvey Doesn’t Deserve Criticism Of His Personal Life

One of the best arms in the world is under team control for at least the next five years. Enjoy it while it’s dominating the National League instead of worrying about details that have little to do with winning or losing baseball games.

07/19/2013

The red carpet on 42nd Street for the ninth annual MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show. (credit: WCBS 880's Paul Murnane)

MLB All-Star Red Carpet Show Gives Fans Free Up-Close Look At Players

The trip started at Bryant Park on 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, on about 80,000 square feet of red carpet, and continued past Grand Central Terminal.

07/16/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

New York Mets’ Most Enduring All-Stars Of All Time

Carlos Beltran, Mike Piazza, Dwight Gooden, Gary Carter, Tom Seaver and more of the Mets’ most enduring All-Stars of all time.

07/11/2013

Doc Gooden (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images), Lindsay Lohan (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Doc Gooden: Michael Lohan Was ‘A Head Case,’ Can See Why Lindsay Has Problems

“Biggest issues? I would say Michael Lohan,” Gooden told Rome. “Michael Lohan, I mean, he was definitely a head case. I hope he’s doing well now, but now I can kind of understand why Lindsay has the problems she has.”

06/12/2013

Doc Gooden with Boomer & Carton (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Doc Gooden On WFAN: Hearing Prison Rape Was ‘Most Devastating’ Moment Of Life

Dr. K stopped by the Boomer & Carton studios Thursday to give listeners an idea of what to expect as they read about his journey from addiction to incarceration to recovery.

06/06/2013

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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.

04/24/2013

Johan Santana (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Flushed In Flushing, Johan Santana’s Sad Mets Solo

Facing surgery on the same shoulder that caged him two seasons ago, Santana’s days as a Met are over. Where else but Queens would resounding goodwill like Opening Day be met with such bad news?

03/31/2013

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Giglio: Captaincy Is Just The Start — Wright Could Be The Greatest Met Ever

Wright isn’t just “Captain America” or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.

03/22/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Doc Gooden: Captainship Was Wright Move For Mets

As the newly appointed team leader, David Wright has already made his first decision: He won’t wear the captain’s ‘C’ on his Mets jersey.

03/22/2013

Mariano Rivera (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Giglio: Mariano Rivera Was The Exception To So Many Rules

Rivera wasn’t just the best closer in the history of baseball. His ability to defy logic for 18 seasons makes him one of the most unique athletes of all-time.

03/08/2013

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