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1979 Vault
The Subtle Danger of Talent

As a rookie, Tim Leary was being compared Tom Seaver. Then, he started his first MLB game and that dream ended — quickly.

Face to Face with a Mad Man

Former MLB pitcher Al Hrabosky is either certifiably crazy or he is a great actor. Personally, I think it’s a combination of the two. Now, let me tell you why. Hrabosky was considered one of...

1979 Mets: Less Than Miraculous

Everyone loves a winner and few winners are more beloved than the Miracle Mets of 1969. Sad sacks, lovable losers and ultimate underdogs, they rose from historic ineptitude to world champs in just...

Podcast: Pete Falcone

Pete Falcone (1979-1982) spent four seasons pitching in Flushing for the New York Mets, compiling a 26-37 record and 3.91 ERA over 145 appearances. He joins us on this episode of the Mets Rewind...

All-Star Game Flashback: Maz stars in ’79

Lee Mazzilli sat on the bench at The Kingdome in Seattle for seven innings, watching the 1979 Major League Baseball All-Star unfold. Mazzilli, then the 24-year old New York Mets center fielder who...

Podcast: Scott Hairston

Scott Hairston, an 11-year major league veteran, spent two seasons in Queens (2011-2012). Hairston joins us on the latest Mets Rewind podcast to talk about his playing days in New York, his...

Podcast: Pete Falcone

Pete Falcone, a 10-year MLB veteran and former Met, has joined the Mets Rewind Podcast as a guest host twice a month. On the latest episode Falcone talks about his sign-stealing, baseball oddball...

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1979 Timeline

Let's take a look back at the highlights of this year in New York Mets franchise history.
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1979 Vault

We have curated stories, photos, video and news clippings from the year in Mets history.
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1979 Roster

Here are the numbers for this year in New York Mets history including a team roster and season stats.
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