Perfect for a Day

On June 21, 1964 Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jim Bunning threw a perfect game against...

Subway Series: Dave Who?

Just as he did an hour earlier, New York Mets pitcher Dave Mlicki walked from the team’s dugout...

Fractured Prospect

Terry Collins remembers flying back from the team’s complex in the Dominican Republic. It was...

Gregg Jefferies’ Rotten Apple

Gregg Jefferies’ career with the New York Mets is difficult to put into words. As a man he...

One Play, Two First Basemen and the Elusive Third Out

Even in hindsight the story is hard to fathom. The New York Mets came to bat in the bottom of...

Forever Young

Don’t, OK? Save your breath – and Anthony Young’s time. Just get to the question. That’s right,...

Benny and the Mets

Talk about being unprepared? Benny Ayala stepped off a plane at LaGuardia airport just...

Broken

Dickie Thon described it this way: “It was like a boom … a dead sound. Like a thud.”...

Winfield and the Mets

Dave Winfield got his first taste of the New York Mets over lunch. For the Mets front office...

Seaver’s Strange, Crooked Road

On paper, Tom Seaver’s professional baseball career is remarkable. The man known in New York as...