Podcast: Robert Lipsyte

Robert Lipsyte covered the New York Mets at their first-ever spring training in 1962. That experience set the stage for a storied career in sportswriting.

Podcast: Shawn Estes

Shawn Estes is our guest today on the MetsRewind Podcast. Estes pitched 13 seasons in the majors including one season with the Mets (2002). His first full season in MLB: Estes recorded a 19-5 record, made the NL All-Star team and led the SF Giants to the postseason.

Podcast: Rick White

Richard Allen White is a 12-year MLB veteran (1994-2007). He played for 11 different major league clubs over his 12 year career, including parts of two season with the New York Mets (2000-2001). He is the definition of a “journeyman.”

Podcast: Lenny Randle

Lenny Randle is a baseball icon. MLB called him the "Forrest Gump of Baseball" for his innate ability to show up in some of the game's most memorable moments. Randle played two seasons with the Mets (1977-1978) and batted .304 in 136 games in '77. He joins the MetsRewind podcast and shares his relationship with Ted Williams, the influence other MLB greats had on his career and life and today's...

Podcast: Bob Apodaca

Bob Apodaca pitched his entire, albeit brief, major league career (1973-1977) with the New York Mets. Over five seasons in New York Apodaca compiled a 16-24 career mark with 2.86 ERA. Apodaca joins the MetsRewind podcast to reflect on his 50 years in professional baseball.


National League baseball in New York was redefined on March 6, 1961 when the New York Metropolitan Baseball Club Inc. formally received a certificate of membership from leave president Warren Giles.

Of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs today, the case could be made that no other team has a more compelling franchise history than the New York Mets. MetsRewind is designed for that purpose: To share team history in a distinct and entertaining format. We hope you — the baseball fan — enjoy the content. We encourage you to share your memories.

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