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 New York Mets on Baseball Almanac
Thus in this turmoil was born the New York Mets in 1962.
The Mets have used their first forty years to establish their own traditions and a firm set of roots in New York.
The Mets had all they could handle in the post season, first defeating the Houston Astros, with the series-clinching sixth game considered a post-season classic.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teams/mets.shtml   (1560 words)

  
 New York Mets season preview - Baseball - MSNBC.com
Delgado was their off-season target last winter, and now fits perfectly between Carlos Beltran, who will be better in his second season in New York, and emerging superstar Wright.
But even with rookie Anderson Hernandez as Reyes’ double-play partner, this is the best Mets team since their 2000 World Series appearance.
The Mets don’t have enough behind him in the bullpen, so he has to have an All-Star year for them to reach the playoffs.
msnbc.msn.com /id/6841792   (909 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - 2001 Spring Book Guide
Sporting News correspondents and photojournalists look back at the 2000 regular season, playoffs and World Series for the two New York ballclubs.
A look back at the '86 Mets — the 1886 Mets that is, the first New York team to assume that nickname — in this game-by-game account of their inaugural campaign on Staten Island.
The amazing success story behind the construction, opening and sensational first season of the Bay Area's sparkling new sports palace, illustrated with more than 125 color photos.
www.usatoday.com /sports/bbw/2001-03-21/2001-03-21-books.htm   (909 words)

  
 New York Mets News
Benson (10-11) has thrown 167 1/3 innings this season, the most he has thrown since the 217 2/3 he threw in 2000.
Hidalgo has expressed a desire to remain in New York.
Benson's tired shoulder comes on the heels of Victor Zambrano, the other starting pitcher the Mets acquired at the trading deadline, being placed on the disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow.
newyork.mets.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/nym/news/nym_news.jsp?ymd=20040830&content_id=842672&vkey=news_nym&fext=.jsp   (928 words)

  
 Encyclopedia article on New York Yankees [EncycloZine]
In 2000, the Yankees met up with cross-town New York Mets for the first Subway Series since 1956 and won four games to one.
The franchise's first park in New York was located at 165th St. and Broadway in Manhattan, near the highest point on the island.
New York, as the largest market with the highest revenues, should spend in accordance with their vast resources.
encyclozine.com /New_York_Yankees   (928 words)

  
 CNNSI.com from CNN and Sports Illustrated
Luis Sojo hit a two-out, tiebreaking single off Al Leiter in the ninth as the Yankees won their third straight World Series title and fourth in five years by beating the New York Mets 4-2 in Game 5.
The Yankees are halfway to their 26th World Series crown after knocking off the Mets 6-5.
Jeter becomes the first player to claim World Series and All-Star Game MVPs in the same season.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/2000/postseason   (928 words)

  
 CBS 2 - New York News: Mets Name Willie Randolph Manager
The longtime New York Yankees coach was hired Wednesday night by the Mets, taking over as manager of a troubled team trying to compete with its crosstown rival for success, free agents and fans.
Randolph nearly was hired by Cincinnati after the 2000 season but withdrew from consideration after the Reds offered a relatively short contract at a below-market salary.
In New York, Randolph met Wednesday with new general manager Omar Minaya, who also had second interviews with the other finalists, Texas hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo and former Houston and Anaheim manager Terry Collins.
cbsnewyork.com /topstories/topstoriesny_story_309071553.html   (928 words)

  
 Baseball Notebook
Former All-Star Wil Cordero signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets and was sent to Triple-A Norfolk.
Ramirez signed an eight-year, $160 million contract after the 2000 season, and though he has produced for Boston — including being the World Series MVP last year — the deal is viewed as an albatross.
Torrealba, who has spent five seasons with the Giants, hit.226 with one home run and seven RBI this year.
www.dailysouthtown.com /southtown/dssports/pro/311sd9.htm   (928 words)

  
 2000 World Series - by TheBaseballGift.com
1999 World Series by Baseball Almanac,...set or tied during the 1999 World Series, but the New York Yankees did cement their title as the Team of the Century.
With the Mets bullpen depleted in Game 5 of the 2000 World Series against the Yankees, he went 8 2-3...
It's something the White Sox have done all season and still are, one big reason they're two wins away from their first World Series since 1959.
www.thebaseballgift.com /sitemap/2000-world-series.html   (928 words)

  
 Mets Giants 2000 Playoffs - Nfl Playoffs - www.nbaplayoffs.emailsearch.be
New York Mets, The 2000 National League Champions of Baseball!
The Mets have thrown 27 one-hitters, including Bobby Jones' gem against the Giants in the 2000 playoffs, but have...
It works both ways.'' There will also be two ways to look at the 2000 Giants season...
www.nbaplayoffs.emailsearch.be /nfl-playoffs/mets-giants-2000-playoffs.html   (547 words)

  
 Games Web Page
THE NEW YORK METS ENCYCLOPEDIA covers the team's 39-season history.
From lovable losers to the Amazins', the New York Metropolitans have given Baseball some of the Game's most hysterical and historical moments.
Champs to the 2000 Subway Series, all the Gotham Greats are named.
www.johnnyvsports.fws1.com /custom.html   (547 words)

  
 2000 Subway Series New York Yankees and New York Mets World Series Plaque
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www.ppcpoint.com /di/2011399.html   (547 words)

  
 SOHH.com Global Forum - Giants sign Armando Benitez....
Benitez has made four trips to the post season (1996 and '97 with the Orioles and 1999 and 2000 with the Mets), helping his team advance to the league championship series each time.
Over 628 big league contests, the Ramon Santana, Dominican Republic native has forged a 32-33 lifetime ledger with a 2.85 ERA for the Baltimore Orioles (1994-98), New York Mets (1999-2003), New York Yankees (2003), Seattle Mariners (2003) and Marlins (2004).
With the free agent signings of Benitez and nine-time Gold Glove shortstop Omar Vizquel, the Giants have addressed two of their main off-season objectives of improving their bullpen and defense by bringing in experienced, post season-tested All-Stars to upgrade those areas.
forums.sohh.com /showthread.php?t=523570   (379 words)

  
 New York Yankees : News : New York Yankees News
Gooden eventually became something of a nomad, following his 10 1/2 seasons as a Met with a season of suspension, two seasons of modest achievement with the Yankees, two seasons with the Indians and a 2000 season that he split among the Astros (one game), the Devil Rays (eight) and the Yankees (18).
Gooden is second to Seaver in Mets victories -- 198 to 157 -- and Mets strikeouts -- 2,541 to 1,875 -- and third to Seaver (2.57) and Jerry Koosman (3.09) in ERA.
Gooden had just completed a season of such brilliance and dominance that the bandwagon that was to deliver him to the Hall of Fame five summers after his retirement was already rolling and overcrowded.
newyork.yankees.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20051220&content_id=1284530&vkey=news_nyy&fext=.jsp&c_id=nyy   (704 words)

  
 Roberto Alomar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 2000, with Vizquel committing just three errors all season long, the entire infield committed just 34 errors, one more than the record set by the New York Mets a year previous.
There seemed no doubt that his immortality was assured, but then he was traded to the New York Mets before the 2002 season, in the same trade that brought outfielders Matt Lawton and Alex Escobar to the Indians.
Beside this, the Vizquel-Alomar duo won three Gold Gloves, joining a select list of eight shortstop-second baseman duos have won the honor in the same season while playing together.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Roberto_Alomar   (704 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Giants lost the 2000 division series to the New York Mets, three games to one despite winning the first game in the series, behind a well pitched game by Liván Hernández, and having home field advantage.
The Gothams (as the Giants were originally known) were their entry to the National League, while their other club, the Metropolitans (the original Mets) played in the American Association.
Along with the feud between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, it is one of the longest lasting in baseball.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Giants   (3942 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Giants lost the 2000 division series to the New York Mets, three games to one despite winning the first game in the series, behind a well pitched game by Liván Hernández, and having home field advantage.
Along with the feud between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees, it is one of the longest lasting in baseball.
The Gothams (as the Giants were originally known) were their entry to the National League, while their other club, the Metropolitans (the original Mets) played in the American Association.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Giants   (3941 words)

  
 Tim McCarver Show -- About Tim
McCarver’s broadcast career started with the Philadelphia Phillies, almost immediately after his retirement as a player, but it wasn’t long before his talents were recognized by NBC and WOR, the superstation home of the New York Mets.
All three of McCarver’s books have been sports best-sellers, published by Villard (Random House), including "Oh, Baby, I Love it," "Baseball for Brain Surgeons" and his most recent, "The Perfect Season." His long and short-form radio show was heard throughout the United States in 1998-2000.
In 1964, McCarver was the World Series’ Most Valuable Player, batting.478 and leading his team to a dramatic seven game triumph over the New York Yankees.
www.timmccarver.com /about.html   (527 words)

  
 Bobby's Bio
In 1996 Bobby was hired as the manager of the New York Mets, where he led the team to the post season in consecutive years for the first time in team history and to the World Series in 2000.
When he retired as a player, Bobby was the third base coach for the New York Mets before being named the Manager of the Texas Rangers in 1985.
After being selected in the first round by the L.A. Dodgers, Bobby went on to have successful stints with the Angels, Padres, Mets, and Mariners.
www.bobbyv.com /BobbysBio.htm   (249 words)

  
 Alois Terry Leiter
Completed his sixth season as a member of the New York Mets...He holds the second longest running term of service behind John Franco's 14 seasons.
On February 9, 2000 in New York City he was honored with the "Thurman Award" at the 20th Annual Thurman Munson Dinner sponsored by the Association for the Help of Retarded Children.
Was the 1998 winner of the Joan W. Payson Award for humanitarian services by the New York Baseball Writers at their Award Dinner on February 7, 1999.
leiterslanding.org /Atwork.htm   (1205 words)

  
 mlb_20010328_yoshiireleased_news.jsp
Yoshii, who came to Colorado in a trade with the New York Mets before the 2000 season, went 6-15 with a 5.86 ERA in 29 starts for the Rockies last year.
One of Japan's most highly regarded pitchers, Yoshii signed with the Mets in 1998 and went 18-16 for New York over the next two seasons before being traded to Colorado.
Yoshii was placed on unconditional release waivers, meaning he can sign with any major league team after 48 hours.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/news/mlb_20010328_yoshiireleased_news.jsp   (293 words)

  
 Pedro Martinez Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art
Pedro Martínez throwing a pitch for his new team, the New York Mets.
Pedro Jaime Martínez (born October 25, 1971 in Manoguayabo, Dominican Republic) is a baseball pitcher who plays for the New York Mets.
Martínez's brother Ramón Martínez was also a Major League pitcher and the brothers have twice been teammates, with the Dodgers (1992-93) and Red Sox (1999-2000).
www.artsintexas.com /encyclopedia/Pedro_Martinez   (293 words)

  
 Mike Piazza: biography and encyclopedia article
Piazza helped the Mets to two consecutive playoff appearances, the second resulting in a five-game World Series (Series that constitutes the playoff for the baseball championship) loss to the crosstown New York Yankees (additional info and facts about New York Yankees) in 2000.
During the 2004 season, Piazza began to split his time between catching and playing first base (The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed at first base).
During the 2005 season, Mike Piazza is the 9th highest paid player at $16,071.429.00.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/mike_piazza.htm   (535 words)

  
 Colorado Rockies : News : Colorado Rockies News
DeJean, who broke in with the Rockies 1997-2000, returned to the club in July after beginning the year with the New York Mets and helped spearhead the improvement by pitching frequently.
DeJean's signing already puts Colorado's bullpen ahead of where it was at the start of last season, when four of the seven pitchers were rookies and just one -- Byung-Hyun Kim, who proved miscast as a middle reliever -- had more than two full seasons in the Majors.
Colorado plans to use DeJean in the seventh inning, and potential free agents Miceli (who missed the end of the season with a broken foot), Witasick (traded to Oakland) and potentially Atlanta's Chris Rietsma are among those who could be pursued as a bridge to closer Brian Fuentes.
colorado.rockies.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20051027&content_id=1261183&vkey=news_col&fext=.jsp&c_id=col   (844 words)

  
 AsianWeek.com
Shinjo, who last played in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers in 2000, spent most of the 2003 season with the New York Mets’ minor league Triple-A Norfolk team and signed with the Fighters in the offseason.
Shinjo’s best season in the majors was his first year with the Mets in 2001 when he had 10 homers, 56 RBIs and a.268 batting average in 123 games.
Few doubt Shinjo has the ability to help the Fighters on the field, but many will be keenly watching his re-entry into Japanese baseball, where players are expected to blend in and keep a low profile.
news.asianweek.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=bdba31b8277ea3f8b7b0a993ff5f6765   (649 words)

  
 Honolulu Star-Bulletin Sports
Agbayani played for Valentine, who took the Marines to second place before leaving to manage the Mets, for parts of four seasons in New York, helping the manager get to his first and only World Series in 2000.
When former New York Mets manager Bobby Valentine signed on to serve a second tour of duty with the Chiba Lotte Marines in Japan, he told fans there that he was back to take care of some "unfinished business."
The Marines finished last season counting Jose Fernandez, Rick Short and Nate Minchey as its foreign players.
starbulletin.com /2003/11/08/sports/story2.html   (444 words)

  
 Dwight Gooden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gooden signed with the New York Yankees in 1996 as a free agent, reuniting him with former Mets teammate Darryl Strawberry, whose rapid rise followed by drug and legal problems paralleled Gooden's.
He pitched for three teams from 1998 to 2000 and was unconditionally released twice before signing a minor-league contract with the Yankees and returning to the Yankees at the end of the 2000 season.
Gooden's nephew, Gary Sheffield, was signed to play for the Yankees prior to the 2004 season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dwight_Gooden   (897 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Mike Piazza
One of the highlights of his playing career came when he helped take the Mets into the World Series two years running, including the 2000 season when they ultimately lost to the crosstown New York Yankees.
After six seasons with the Dodgers and seven (and counting...) with the Mets, Mike Piazza is regarded as the greatest catcher of his generation.
He also became only the third catcher ever to score 40 home runs in a season that golden year.
www.askmen.com /men/sports_60/78_mike_piazza.html   (897 words)

  
 baseball --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The season opened March 29 in Tokyo, with the Chicago Cubs defeating the New York Mets 5–3 at the Tokyo Dome; the Mets retaliated with a 5–1 victory the next...
With the opening of new ballparks in Detroit, San Francisco, and Houston, Texas, in 2000 major league baseball established a single-season attendance record of 72,748,970, surpassing the previous record set in 1998.
Major league baseball, though still scarred by a damaging strike in 1994, enjoyed signs of revival in 1997.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9108487   (839 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Padres land outfielder Cameron from Mets
SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Mike Cameron from the New York Mets for utility player Xavier Nady on Friday.
Nady, a second-round draft pick in the 2000 amateur draft, was billed as a super-sub last season, playing at first and third base, and all three outfield positions.
Before the Padres agreed to complete the deal, they wanted to make sure Cameron's vision was OK following a face-to-face collision with Mets teammate Carlos Beltran in the outfield at San Diego's Petco Park on Aug. 11 that ended Cameron's season.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/2005-11-17-cameron-nady-mets-padres_x.htm   (292 words)

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