Links to an Amazin’ History

In 1980, the franchise attempted to attract fans by employing an embarrassing million dollar marketing campaign: The...

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...

Podcast: Scott Hairston

Scott Hairston, an 11-year major league veteran, spent two seasons in Queens (2011-2012). Hairston joins us on the...

Podcast: Pete Falcone

Pete Falcone (1979-1982) spent four seasons pitching in Flushing for the New York Mets, compiling a 26-37 record and...

Bowties and Rings

Frank Cashen arrived in Flushing with an impressive resume; two World Series rings, a drawer full of bowties and...

Cashen’s Open Letter to Fans

While researching another story, I stumbled on to the “open letter” Frank Cashen wrote to the New York Times in...

Winfield and the Mets

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

The Magic is Back, If Only for a Night

“ Home runs are over-rated. You don’t have to hit home runs to win. If I don’t get a home run all year, and...

Strawberry Season

“I think some of the pressure comes from the expectations of other people; they expect you to be the big lifesaver...