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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 podcast to talk about growing up in Brooklyn, his days in San Francisco, St. Louis, Atlanta and New York.

Podcast: George Theodore

George Theodore was drafted by New York Mets in the 31st round of the 1969 free agent draft. Theodore debuted with the Mets in 1973 and made an impression on teammates and fans. He joins us on the MetsRewind podcast to talk about his short two-year career in New York.

Subway Series: Dave Who?

Just as he did an hour earlier, New York Mets pitcher Dave Mlicki walked from the team’s dugout to the pitchers mound at Yankee Stadium. It was the same understated stroll he made to and from the dugout during the game only now the Stadium was quiet, empty and dark. It was eerily cool for a mid-June night. The heat — along with the cheering, jeering and chanting — left in the shadow of 56,188 New...

Seaver to Dodgers? Almost.

On March 28, 1976, the Newark Star Ledger reported that the New York Mets were close to a deal that would send Tom Seaver to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Don Sutton. How close were they to completing a deal? Closer than most fans ever knew at the time.

Podcast: Pat Jordan

The last time Pat Jordan saw Tom Seaver it was 2013. After a long day including breakfast in Calistoga, a walk through Seaver's vineyard and some baseball banter, the writer and the Hall of Fame pitcher shake hands and say goodbye. Seaver leans into the driver's side window and looks into Jordan's eyes and says, "You know, I can still see every pitch." Little did either man know at the time that...

MetsRewind

National League baseball in New York was redefined on March 6, 1961 when the New York Metropolitan Baseball Club Inc. formally received a certificate of membership from leave president Warren Giles.

Of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs today, the case could be made that no other team has a more compelling franchise history than the New York Mets. MetsRewind is designed for that purpose: To share team history in a distinct and entertaining format. We hope you — the baseball fan — enjoy the content. We encourage you to share your memories.

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