Even though it was 40 years ago today, I can remember it like it was yesterday — my father coming into my room to give me the first dose of reality in my childhood life — Gil Hodges, the man who managed my team to a World Championship, had passed away.
What were the highlights of Franco’s career in a Mets uniform?
Franco saved a Mets-record 276 games from 1990-2004 and finished with 424 saves overall, the most by a left-hander.
Seaver was in many ways the poster child for what baseball was — and what it would become.
Omar Minaya is fast approaching a milestone as the Mets’ chief baseball decision-maker; the second-longest tenure in that position in club history.
Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry have always been linked. It figured that Doc and Straw would enter the Mets’ Hall of Fame together.