FOLLOW THE ’86 METS ON TWITTER

Connect with your favorite '86 Mets on social media

The 1986 New York Mets are the latest team in franchise history to win a World Series championship. Keith Hernandez, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden and Gary Carter led the ’86 team to a franchise-best 108 wins during the regular season.

Today, you can stay connected with some of the ’86 Mets on social media.

The following is a list of players from the ’86 team who are on Twitter.

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THE SUBTLE DANGER OF TALENT

Tim Leary's major league debut lasted seven batters

January 18, 1985 Tim Leary was quietly traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals. Leary was selected out of UCLA in the first-round (second overall) by the Mets in the June 1979 Draft. Less than two years later, at age 22, Leary made his major league debut. It lasted seven batters.

Life would have been better if no one said the phrase – ever — but it was too late now. By the timeTim Leary first heard someone say it in his presence all he could do was go out and try to provide evidence to support the claims.

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