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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.

When the Wilpons met the Dolans

Back in 1999, the Mets were almost bought by Cablevision. Would they be any worse off than they are today?

Q&A with Steve Reynolds of Zisk Magazine

Since 1999, Zisk Magazine has stuck to the DIY ethos of zine culture to produce one of the best baseball magazines there is. Co-editor Steve Reynolds talked to AA about making a great print pub in the digital age.

Profiles in craziness: The Matt Franco Game

When it comes to the Subway Series, the 1999 Matt Franco Game still reigns supreme.

The Event Horizon of Chipper Jones Hate

Chipper Jones earned the hatred of Mets fans in a concentrated mix of performance and heel move that distorted our perceptions of him forever after.

To Hate Like This: Armando Benitez

Armando Benitez is possibly the most hated Mets pitcher ever. Should he be?

The Case for Bobby V

A humble wish for Red Sox Nation to embrace Bobby Valentine, if they get the chance.

Let's Go to the Archives: Izzy's Last Win

Jason Isringhausen's latest win as a Met provides some interesting symmetry with his previous one.

Let's Go to the Audiotape: The Matt Franco Game

Do you remember The Matt Franco Game? You should.

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