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The Unhappy Recap, Part 3

This is part 3 on “The Mets Dark Years” by former National Baseball Hall of Fame researcher and librarian Russell Wolinsky. The Management Following the death of team owner Joan Payson in 1975, Mets management slipped into an era of … Continue reading

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The Unhappy Recap, Part 2

The Players Tom Seaver’s June 15, 1977, exile to Cincinnati represented the apex (or nadir) of the dismantling of the great and beloved Mets teams of 1969 and 1973. Cleon Jones, Tommie Agee, Ron Swoboda, Nolan Ryan, Rusty Staub, and … Continue reading

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The Unhappy Recap, Part 1

Former Baseball Hall of Fame librarian and researcher Russell Wolinsky is our guest blogger for a special three-part series on “The Dark Years: The Demise of the New York Mets—June 15, 1977, to June 15, 1983.” Please welcome Russell, and … Continue reading

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The Greatest Student Batter in New York City History?

The New York Times reports Manny Ramirez’s high-school batting average as .650. The main photo accompanying this Times article shows a determined teenager in 1991. Some of the other legendary batsmen in New York-school history include Hank Greenberg, Ed Kranepool, … Continue reading

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