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1985 Vault
Podcast: Chris Donnelly

Chris Donnelly, author of the new book, Doc, Donnie, The Kids and Bill Brawl: How the 1985 Mets and Yankees Fought for New York’s Baseball Soul, is our guest on the latest edition of the Mets...

July 4, 1985: No End in Sight

No two games are the same, but many are alike. They all come back to the final out. Strike three. Game over. But what happens when a game goes on and on and on … with no apparent end in sight?...

Podcast: Ed Lynch

Ed Lynch was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 22nd round of the MLB Draft. In September 1979, Lynch was sent to the Mets as the player to be named later for Willie Montanez.

Podcast: Bill Latham

Bill Latham pitched parts of two seasons in the majors, appearing in seven games for the New York Mets in 1985 and seven games for the Minnesota Twins in 1986. He was originally drafted by the...

Sidd Finch: The Backstory

“There’s no single sport that has the hold on our dreams and fantasies the way baseball does. Sidd has become a symbol, like the cornfield in Iowa.” — Myra Gelband, former Sports Illustrated editor

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1985 Timeline

Let's take a look back at the highlights of this year in New York Mets franchise history.
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1985 Vault

We have curated stories, photos, video and news clippings from the year in Mets history.
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1985 Roster

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