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  New York Mets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mets are one of two major league franchises in the City of New York; the other is the New York Yankees of the American League.
New York City received one of the National League teams with Joan Whitney Payson and her husband Charles Shipman Payson, former minority owners of the Giants, as the principal owners.
In 1964, the Mets, who played their first two seasons in the old Polo Grounds, the former home of the Giants, moved to the newly constructed Shea Stadium, a 55,300-seat multipurpose facility built in the Flushing neighborhood of the Borough of Queens, adjacent to the site of the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs.
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New York City would receive one of the National League teams with Joan Whitney Payson and her husband Charles Shipman Payson, former minority owners of the Giants, as the principal owners.
Beyond the Mets' fans' wildest dreams, the 1969 team, dubbed the "Amazin' Mets" or "Miracle Mets", posted not only their first winning season, but their first NL pennant, defeating the favored Chicago Cubs to win the Eastern Division title, and then beating the powerful Atlanta Braves, led by legend Henry Aaron in the divisional playoffs.
The Mets record in 2003 (66-95) was among the worst in baseball, and Piazza had missed two-thirds of the season with a torn groin muscle.
www.newyorkmetshistory.info   (3667 words)

 New York Mets | BaseballLibrary.com
The Mets began as a franchise in the Continental League proposed by Branch Rickey.
The Mets, playing at the old Polo Grounds, went 40-120 in their first year, the worst record in the 20th century.
But the fans, referred to as the "New Breed," were in the mold of the old Brooklyn Dodger fans, taking their team to heart as much for its faults as for its virtues, and in their enthusiasm introduced banners at the ballpark.
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The New York Mets have existed since 1962 and have the richest history of any team around.
New York attorney, William Alfred Shea, who Shea Stadium was named for, was a crucial part of the founding of the New York Mets.
It was planned that while the new stadium was being constructed the Mets would played in the Polo Grounds for one season.
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 ESPN.com - MLB - - New York Mets - Player Card
Mets' closer Billy Wagner and OF Carlos Beltran make their returns to Houston this weekend.
Tom McKenna, who was the head trainer for the New York Mets from 1970-80, died Wednesday following a heart attack.
New York Mets' Jose Reyes (7), is tagged out by Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio (7) while trying to...
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 New York Mets - BR Bullpen
The New York Mets were formed in 1962 in response to the baseball vacuum created by the departure of both the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants (see Expansion of 1962).
The Mets started play in the Polo Grounds and were a spectacular failure in the beginning.
However, in 1969, the Mets roared to a division title on the arms of young hurlers Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman, and Gary Gentry.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/New_York_Mets   (317 words)

 New York Mets News
The New York Mets game against the Philadelphia Phillies was rained out Sunday, and the teams will return Monday to Shea Stadium for the finale of the three-game series.
The Mets hope they never need Julio Franco at any position other than first base, but there he was Wednesday afternoon, snapping up grounders at second and third.
Mets' center fielder Carlos Beltran gestures skyward as he crosses the plate after hitting a solo...
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 New York Mets, Pedro Martinez, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
The Mets are dancing too, with general manager Omar Minaya passionately explaining that clubs aren't allowed to order players not to play in the ill-timed WBC and that the decision will be Pedro's, and Pedro's alone, and that he is intelligent enough to determine whether he should play.
But when the Mets shut him down for what would have been his final two starts in 2005, part of their thinking was that doctors were prescribing rest, and shutting him down in September was a way to lengthen his offseason.
But with both his toe and the Mets' season as fragile as a carton of eggs, it would be disingenuous for all concerned to allow him anywhere near the WBC.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/story/9254454   (1022 words)

 FOX Sports - MLB - New York Mets Team Front
New York has been dominating the national league with David Wright leading the charge.
Mets All-Star and Best Damn rookie David Wright speaks on New York's stronghold in the NL East, his autograph collection and putting President Bill Clinton to sleep.
News: Pedro Martinez is expected to rejoin the Mets on Monday, when the team returns to Shea to face the Braves.
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 ► New York Mets Discount Sports Tickets
New York Mets is one of the two major baseball teams in the eastern division of the National League.
The main Mets began with a mediacre start in 1969, going 21-23 through the end of may. At that time Mets standed at the third place, ten teams behind.
New York Mets is my favourite team in baseball, And i never missed their matches, i like their team spirit, the team has become more energitic and strong in the recent past.
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 New York Mets Tickets - Mets Baseball Games - Mets Ticket Sales
Mets home game tickets are available for Shea Stadium, the 57,405 seat Corona, New York stadium that was host to the first half of the historic double header between the Yankees and Mets on July 8, 2000.
The Mets had one of the largest payrolls in all of baseball last year and didn't even take a sniff at a.500 record last year, so management was a little more prudent with their spending this past off-season.
New York Mets game tickets are offered through Prime Seat Nationwide ticket brokers providing Nascar, concert, theater, and sports tickets for over 14 years.
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 New York Mets Baseball Podcast
Mets take their fourth in a row in a squeaker over the Padres.
According to this story, the Mets have claimed Ricky Ledee off of waivers from the (suddenly streaking) LA Dodgers.
The New York Mets Baseball Podcast is where fans of the New York Mets pro baseball team get their fix.
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 New York Mets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New York Mets and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
New York Fire Department and New York Police Department hats worn by Mets players during the 2001 season to honor the victims of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks.
In 1982 the Mets and Chicago White Sox tied 4-4 after eight innings due to rain.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /teams/NL/mets.htm   (424 words)

The Mets lost that one, but did win it all in October to the delight of a stunned baseball world.
The only consolation was that the other New York team was not much better.
The bad part was that after 1996 the other New York team was on the rise.
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 Ballparks of Baseball-Mets Ballpark
New York, NY After more than five years of discussion, the New York Mets will unveiled plans for a new ballpark in April 2006.
In March 2006, the Mets received preliminary approval for $632.1 million in bonds.
Two restaurants will be located in the stadium, one enclosed in glass for season ticket holders in left field and another for all fans in the upper level behind homeplate.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /future/MetsBallpark.htm   (392 words)

 New York Mets
New York had a team in the old American Association called the "Metropolitans." When the National League expanded in 1962, the New York franchise selected the shortened "Mets" for a nickname.
The New York Mets went from doormats to darlings in less than a decade, in the process challenging the Yankees for city prominence by 1969.
The 1973 NL champion Mets were a slightly different team than the '69 Amazin's, but were still centered around pitching.
www.thebaseballpage.com /present/fp/nl/ny.htm   (1579 words)

 New York Mets | MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
The New York Post reports that Martinez (calf) is set to throw a 45-pitch bullpen session in Port St. Lucie Saturday.
The New York Post reports that Cliff Floyd (left Achilles' tendon) homered twice in a rehab stint with Class A St. Lucie Friday.
After turning down various trades to New York in the past, it is clear Alou does not want to play in the Big Apple.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/teams/page/NYM   (719 words)

 Baseball Almanac - New York Mets
Thus in this turmoil was born the New York Mets in 1962.
In 1969, they led the Mets to an improbable World Championship, forever earning them the moniker "Miracle Mets." The team stayed in contention through the first half of the year, and then went 44-18 over their last sixty-two games to leave the favored Chicago Cubs in the dust.
The Mets have used their first forty years to establish their own traditions and a firm set of roots in New York.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teams/mets.shtml   (1546 words)

 New York Mets Tickets - Get Met Ticket Information
The New York Mets ran away with the NL East title this season, but New York Mets tickets show just as exciting MLB action as ever.
One of the most famous moments in New York Mets history came on October 16, 2000 when the New York Mets won their first pennant since 1986 by winning the NLCS over the St. Louis Cardinals.
The New York Mets would then go up against the New York Yankees for the first time in almost 50 years that two New York-based teams played in the World Series.
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 New York Mets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The New York Mets on Tuesday acquired outfielder Shawn Green from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a minor league pitcher.
The New York Mets added depth to their bullpen on Sunday, acquiring veteran righthander Guillermo Mota and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later.
New York Mets lefthander Tom Glavine reportedly has experienced coldness in a finger on his pitching hand, a potentially alarming condition that could put his season, and possibly his career, in jeopardy.
www.allsports.com /mlb/mets   (243 words)

 New York Mets Tickets, New York Mets Baseball Tickets at Tickco
With the likes of Pedro, Glavine, Zambrano, Piazza and Matsui in the lineup, the NY Mets are ready to stake their claim on the NL East pennant in '06.
The Mets are fired up for the '06 season, so grab some friends, family, or business associates, head out of the office early, and get down to a game!
As New York ticket brokers, we specialize in premium New York Mets tickets as well as tickets to some of the the biggest events in the world.
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 Ballpark Digest -- Ballpark Preview -- Mets Ballpark, New York Mets
Mets Ballpark / New York Mets / 2009
The New York Mets unveiled plans for a new ballpark to be built next to Shea Stadium in Flushing Meadow.
Seating 45,000, the new ballpark will be considerably more intimate than Shea Stadium, a multipurpose stadium design for both football and baseball, with 42 percent of the ballpark's seating located in the concourse (lower) level.
www.ballparkwatch.com /stadiums/new/ny_mets.htm   (1212 words)

 USATODAY.com - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
New York closes the season with a six-game homestand against Pittsburgh and Montreal.
The Mets hit back-to-back homers for just the second time this season when 2B Edgardo Alfonzo and C Mike Piazza connected in the first inning.
Mets players decided to make the donation earlier this month and Reed, who was traded to Minnesota in late July, also wanted to take part.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/sbn/sbn09.htm   (260 words)

 New York Mets Tickets - Major League Baseball
The Mets are back and looking to hit their way to the World Series.
Luckily for Mets Baseball fans there are companies like us who specialize in obtaining the tickets you need easily online.
We strive to make it as easy as possible to get New York Mets Baseball Tickets from season ticket holders who are out of town, don't want to attend, or are looking to make some extra money.
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 New York Mets Tickets, NY Mets Tickets at StubHub!
Things are looking up for the Mets, as they look to secure Home Field Advantage throughout the NL Playoffs.
The New York Mets are one of the most followed teams in baseball.
Playing in Shea Stadium, NY Mets tickets can be extremely difficult to locate, with many games in Shea Stadium selling out.
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 Ultimate Mets Database
New York Daily News Mets beat writer Adam Rubin's book about the 2005 Mets, Pedro, Carlos, and Omar is now available from Amazon.com.
We're quickly becoming the number one place that Mets fans go to settle arguments or simply pass time learning more about their favorite team.
The Ultimate Mets Database was named "Link of the Week" by John Skilton's Baseball Links in October 1999.
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 SportingNews.com - Your expert source for MLB Baseball, NFL Football, NBA Basketball, NHL Hockey, NCAA Football, NCAA ...
The Mets are getting a tad antsy about Pedro Martinez' assignment to the disabled list.
Martinez, assigned to the DL Aug. 15 because of a strained muscle in his right calf, was told eight days later he would have to wear the special, restrictive boot for another week.
He was to have played in that game as part of his rehab from a torn muscle in his rib cage.
www.sportingnews.com /baseball/teams/mets   (347 words)

 New York Mets Tickets - NY Mets Baseball at Shea Stadium
Watch the New York Mets blast through their schedule in the seats of your choice, and cheer them on towards the World Series.
We are not affiliated with the New York Mets, MLB or Shea Stadium.
Since we deal in the secondary market, New York Mets tickets are sold at a price greater than the "face value".
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