Mets in 10s: Best and Worst of an Amazin' History
Since their inception in 1962, the New York Mets have not traveled the straight and narrow path. These top 10 lists chart the many highs and lows over that journey—from World Series victories in 1969 and 1986 through an injury-shattered 2017 season. The team's passionate fans lovingly embrace the triumphs, like when Mike Piazza's post-9/11 home run lifted a devastated city, just as they endure the frustrations, caused by such culprits as Chipper Jones and Chase Utley. From the greatest left-handed pitchers to the worst trades to the best single-game hitting performances, author Brian Wright ranks the most unforgettable memories in the history of New York's inimitable baseball franchise.
The History Press
: 9781467139687
: The History Press
: 04/09/2018
: New York
: Sports
: 84 Black And White
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Brian Wright has been published in Bleacher Report and the Washington Examiner and on NESN.com, SB Nation and The Cauldron. For three years, he was the lead MLB writer for the Sports Daily. Brian was the managing editor on a book published by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) encompassing the greatest games in Mets history. He also contributed to a SABR book on the greatest games at Wrigley Field. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.
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