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Tales From The New York Mets Dugout

Author : Bruce Markusen
ISBN : 9781613210314
Genre : History
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Recounts some of the greatest moments in the history of the New York team, from their earliest days to their 1986 World Series win and their most recent standings.

Tales From The 1962 New York Mets Dugout

Author : Janet Paskin
ISBN : 9781613212837
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout chronicles the adventures, mishaps, and unforgettable stories as the New York Mets burst onto the baseball scene. From the team’s first win, in its 10th game of the season, to its last loss, which ended with the Mets grounding into a triple play, Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout recaptures that spectacle of a season, with stories from those who lost and lived to tell the tale. A must-have for any baseball fan!

Tales From The Mets Dugout

Author : Bruce Markusen
ISBN : 9781582619835
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Markusen tells tales about the many fascinating teams of one of the most colorful franchises in Major League Baseball, as well as stories about dozens of memorable New York Mets personalities.

Tales From The Cincinnati Reds Dugout

Author : Tom Browning
ISBN : 9781613212844
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Reds Hall of Famer Tom Browning and sportswriter Dann Stupp bring the Reds last championship era to life in Tales from the Cincinnati Reds Dugout. Fans of this historic and storied franchise will read legendary tales of victory, rivalry, and a bit of eccentricity. A must-have for any Reds fan.

Tales From The St Louis Cardinals Dugout

Author : Bob Forsch
ISBN : 9781613214336
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Offering readers more than just a sneak peek into the dugout, Bob Forsch’s Tales from the St. Louis Cardinals Dugout takes fans into the clubhouse, out to the bullpen, onto the mound, up to the batter’s box, around the base paths, along for the ride to spring training, and even on a fishing trip or two in this tribute to the long and storied tradition of St. Louis Cardinals baseball. In his own witty style, Bob Forsch, known to many as “Forschie” during his playing days, has drawn from his exciting history with the Cardinals to bring fans stories that are laugh-out-loud funny, like his rookie gaffes and lifelong antics with his older brother Ken, a fellow big leaguer and no-hit artist. Other tales are poignant, such as his tributes to St. Louis favorite Willie McGee, legendary broadcaster Jack Buck, and “The Cardinal Way.” Some of the stories reveal inside tricks, like how to confuse sign stealers. Still more are rarely-told true confessions, like throwing at 2003 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Gary Carter, following Jim Kaat’s tips for doctoring a baseball, or playing silly clubhouse pranks on the superstitious Joaquin Andujar. Forsch also includes the story of the pre-victory party that helped the Cardinals win the 1982 World Series—not even manager Whitey Herzog knew about that one. These stories and many more come to life in Tales from the Cardinals Dugout. No Cardinals fan’s bookrack should be without it.

Faith And Fear In Flushing

Author : Greg W. Prince
ISBN : 9781602396814
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A lighthearted account of fan culture surrounding the New York baseball franchise, written by the creator of the popular Mets blog by the same title, address the unique qualities of the team's fandom while covering such topics as their history-making 1969 season, their 1986 comeback, and their transition from Shea Stadium to Citi Field.

The New York Mets Encyclopedia

Author : Peter C. Bjarkman
ISBN : 9781613217542
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The New York Mets Encyclopedia provides the full and exciting story of modern-era baseball’s most popular expansion-age franchise. From those lovable losers of 1962 and 1963, to the Miracle Mets of 1969 and 1973, and on to year-in and year-out contenders of the 1980s and 1990s, New York’s National League Mets have written some of the most exciting and colorful pages in Major League history. This is the team that captured the hearts of fans everywhere with its often-laughable antics under colorful and celebrated manager Casey Stengel. Only half a dozen years later, the Mets reached baseball’s pinnacle under gifted manager Gil Hodges. This colorful volume combines detailed narrative history with archival photographs, rich statistical data, and intimate portraits of the team’s most memorable personalities. This is also a franchise that has been home to many of the game’s biggest on-field stars. Among them are such unforgettable diamond characters as reckless slugger Darryl Strawberry; glue-fingered first sacker Keith Hernandez; baseball’s all-world catcher, Mike Piazza; pitching ace Johan Santana; and record-breaking third baseman David Wright. The full scope of the Mets’ fifty-plus-year history is discussed in an expansive chapter that gives the reader a historical detailed overview and features a year-by-year Mets chronology and season-by-season opening-day lineups. This newly revised edition offers insight on everything a Mets fan would want or need to know.

So You Think You Re A New York Mets Fan

Author : Brett Topel
ISBN : 9781613219904
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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So You Think You’re a New York Mets Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Mets baseball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, this book will give you the details behind each—stories that bring to life players and coaches, games and seasons. This book is divided into multiple parts, with progressively more difficult questions in each new section. Along the way, you’ll learn more about the great Mets players and managers of the past and present, from Tom Seaver to Gary Carter, Keith Hernandez, Lee Mazzilli, Davey Johnson, Dave Kingman, Gil Hodges, Jerry Koosman, Jon Matlack, John Stearns, Darryl Strawberry, Mike Piazza, Edgardo Alfonzo, Matt Harvey, David Wright, and so many more. The many questions that this book answers include: • Who was drafted number one overall by the Mets in 1984? • Who was on deck when Mookie Wilson hit his famous ground ball to Bill Buckner? • There are two men enshrined in Cooperstown wearing Mets caps on their plaques, but there are 12 other Hall of Famers who played for the Mets at one point in their career. Name them. • What do the Mets' World Series MVPs from 1969 and 1986 have in common? • The two pitchers who were on the mound in 1969 and 1986 when the final out of each World Series was made were actually traded for each other. Name them. This book makes the perfect gift for any fan of the Amazin’s!

Summers At Shea

Author : Ira Berkow
ISBN : 9781623682170
Genre : Fiction
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Culled from 50 years' worth of columns from one of the country's most popular sportswriters, this work stands as a remarkable collection of opinions that is guaranteed to delight Mets fans of all ages. Former "New York Times" columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the Mets in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observations from his long and distinguished career as he interviews and comments on the team. From memories of inaugural franchise manager Casey Stengel and Hall of Famer Tom Seaver to reflections on ace Johan Santana and the superstar David Wright, this collection combines Berkow's eye for detail with the comedy and drama revealed by the subjects themselves, bringing to life Mets' personalities from the last half century.

Amazing Tales From The Boston Red Sox Dugout

Author : Bill Nowlin
ISBN : 9781613210192
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Founded in 1901, the Boston Red Sox have been making history for over a century. The passion of the players, the tragedy and triumph of the “Bambino’s Curse”—the Boston spirit comes alive in this collection of stories and anecdotes from Fenway Park. Any baseball fan will ?nd this book irresistible.

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