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Kevin Mitchell

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.

10/26/2012

This Oct. 5, 1986 file photo shows New York Mets'  Kevin Mitchell wearing a ten-gallon hat while taking batting practice,  in Houston.  Former National League MVP Kevin Mitchell has been ordered to stand trial after he was accused of assaulting a man at a golf club in Southern California. A judge on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010,  scheduled the ex-San Francisco Giant and New York Mets slugger for trial Nov. 3 in San Diego County. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

’86 Mets Hero Mitchell To Stand Trial In Assault Case

A judge has ordered Kevin Mitchell to stand trial on charges of punching a man several times in the head in July at a golf club in Southern California. The ex-Mets slugger faces four years in prison if convicted.

WFAN–09/17/2010