Mets History

A look back at Ike Davis's career with the Mets

Once a first-round pick, Ike Davis burst onto the scene in 2010 but never developed into the player that many hoped he would become.

1999: Ruffled Rey and the knuckleball express

In the third week of the 1999 season, the Mets dealt with frigid temps, all manner of turbulence, and the undeniable mojo of Sammy The Bear Beanie Baby Day.

What's your favorite memory of Shea?

Shea Stadium opened its doors for the first time 50 years ago today. What's your favorite memory of the Mets' former home?

Local negro league stadium is a natonal landmark

Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, New Jersey, is getting its due.

1999: Bobby Jones blasts, Franco gets 400

In part two of our 1999 retrospective, Bobby Jones goes deep on opening day, Shea renovations are undone by faulty plumbing, and John Franco earns save number 400.

1999: Steve spends, Rickey runs, Piazza plummets

Join us on our first weekly look back on the 1999 Mets, wherein Steve Philips spends madly, Rickey Henderson runs wild, and everyone gets hurt.

Top Mets Starts: At 19, Dr. K Operates on Cubs

With his quick rise to stardom, Dwight Gooden electrified Shea Stadium and memorized opposing National League batters. A September performance against the first-place Chicago Cubs put the stamp on a superb rookie season in 1984.

Cone strikes out 19 Phils in '91 season finale

On the last day of the 1991 season, David Cone struck out 19 Philadelphia Phillies - which tied a Mets and National League single-game record for strikeouts.

Top 10 Mets Pitching Performances, #10: Al Leiter

Leiter's complete game effort in the 1999 Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati is our No. 10 Pitching Performance in Mets history.

Tsuyoshi Shinjo: Where is he now?

After returning to Japan, Shinjo had a more outrageous a career than he did with the Mets.


Remembering Dae-Sung Koo's trip around the bases

The LOOGY who shocked the world and bested Randy Johnson and the Yankees.

The 1988 Mets: A would-be dynasty derailed

A World Championship in 1986 was supposed to be the start of something big in Flushing. So what happened?

The 1973 Mets: A Year to believe

Four years after the miracle of '69, the Mets made another remarkable late-season run to the top of a National League Eastern Division filled with parity.

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