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Since this is a site for Met fans to read and share information, I wanted to give a brief overview of my Met fandom.

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Two players, a manager and an executive are the newest Mets enshrined

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Here I check to see how the 2009-2010 Mets compare to a team of homegrown Mets, as well as the 2004 squad, the last one before current general manager Omar Minaya took over.

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Gary Sheffield leads the 2009 Mets with 10 HR.  How does that compare to the worst mark to ever lead a team in franchise history?  How does this year’s squad compare to the worst HR hitting Mets teams of all time?  All this along with Joe Hicks and Bob Johnson, too.

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Rickey Henderson became the 10th player in Mets history to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  How many can you name? Read the rest of this entry »

I would like to welcome our newest writer Steve Sullivan.  In his debut piece for the site, Steve looks at names big and small in team history who came up big in the playoffs.

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The Mets have had more big-name closers than you might think.  Here’s how Francisco Rodriguez compares to Mets closers in their initial run, using the team’s closers back to the mid 1970s.

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Quick – list the five greatest third basemen in history.  OK, now let’s see how David Wright stacks up with them.  Read on to see how the start to his career has Wright up there with the best ever at the position.

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What do Kevin Appier, Ken Boyer and Ellis Valentine each have in common?  They all made their names in baseball on other teams and ended up spending time on the Mets.  See how many of the following Hall of Famers and All-Stars you remember on the team.

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charlie-williamsCharlie Williams was a player with a baseball card as bland as his name.  But he played an important role in franchise history, being the kid they traded for Willie Mays.  Here’s a look at his time with the Mets.

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