Apr 4, 2014, 10:00am EDT
October 24, 2014
1999: "They should feel like champions"
This week in 1999: Attempting an NLCS comeback, the Mets play some of the wildest playoff games in history.
October 17, 2014
1999: The heartache troika
This week in 1999: The Mets talk big going into the NLCS against the Braves but come up short in each of the first three games.
October 13, 2014
1999: No Piazza, no problem
This week in 1999: The Mets lose Mike Piazza to a freak injury but keep on rolling, with some help from an understudy.
October 3, 2014
1999: Sons of the desert
This week in 1999: Finally in the playoffs, the Mets continue an improbable run by going deep against The Big Unit.
September 26, 2014
1999: Back from the brink
This week in 1999: On the verge of playoff elimination, the Mets sweep the Pirates in the final three games of the season to force a play-in contest against the Reds.
September 19, 2014
1999: The plot sickens
This week in 1999: The Mets lose their grip on the playoffs as Chipper Jones fires shots.
September 12, 2014
1999: The burning of Atlanta
This week in 1999: The Mets travel to Turner Field with their eyes on first and leave it feeling last.
September 5, 2014
1999: How the west was won
This week in 1999: The Mets conquer their final west coast trip of the year and inch closer to the Braves.
August 29, 2014
This week in 1999: The Mets' infield comes to blows while their bullpen nearly blows everything.
August 22, 2014
1999: Fonzie goes off the 'dome
This week in 1999: The Mets head to Houston, where Edgardo Alfonzo has a night for the ages
August 15, 2014
1999: Big Mac held back
This week in 1999: The Mets outslug a tired a Mark McGwire and best the Killer B's.
August 8, 2014
1999: Westward ho
This week in 1999: The Mets travel west as Orel Hershiser and Kenny Rogers rile the Giants and Robin Ventura buries the Padres.
August 1, 2014
1999: Double nickels on the dime
This week in 1999: Todd Hundley returns to Shea while the Mets fulfill Bobby Valentine's prophecy.
July 25, 2014
1999: Goodbye Izzy, hello first place
This week in 1999, the Mets survive hellish heat in Chicago, bid adieu to a member of Generation K, and sweep the Brewers while leapfrogging the Braves for first place in the NL East
July 18, 2014
1999: Mercury rising
This week in 1999: Kenny Rogers arrives, Sammy Sosa gets the red carpet, and the Mets are blasted into outer space
July 11, 2014
1999: Up, up while away
In our latest look back at 1999, the Mets get All Star snubs galore, then take their revenge out on the road
July 4, 2014
1999: Mets hop on the express
On this 4th of July, let's look back at the Shea half of the Subway Series in 1999 and remember a great American: Matt Franco
June 27, 2014
1999: Braves add injury to insult
In our latest look back at 1999, the Braves visit Shea and do serious damage on all fronts, until Fonzie comes through with the biggest hit of the year.
June 20, 2014
1999: Way down south
This week in 1999: The Mets finally battle the Braves and awaken a sleeping giant.
June 13, 2014
1999: Bobby V sits while Rey-Rey hits
This week in 1999: Bobby V sits a few out and Rey Ordoñez lets his hair change his mind.
June 6, 2014
1999: Brilliant disguise
This week in 1999: Bobby Valentine's infamous costumed shenanigans.
May 30, 2014
1999: Stand clear of the closing doors
This week in 1999: Eight losses in a row lead to the Valentine's Day Massacre, a bold prediction, and a sputtering Rocket at Yankee Stadium
May 23, 2014
1999: At weak's end
This week in 1999: When the Mets go winless at home, Bobby Valentine finds himself on the seat of heat.
May 16, 2014
1999: Izzy is back, Bobby Bo blusters
This week in 1999: Jason Isringhausen brings his cloud back to bigs while Bobby Bonilla reverts to (bad) form.
May 9, 2014
1999: Robin is bat man, Mets hurt Curt
In our latest look back at 1999, Robin Ventura collects two grand salamis and the Mets pull off a dramatic ninth inning comeback.