Amazing Mets Trivia

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Born out of expansion in 1962, the New York Mets have more than filled the void left by the departure of the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants. They have provided baseball fans in New York and around the baseball world with close to 40 years of memories including Casey Stengel's loveable losers, the improbable 1969 miracle, another world championship in 1986 and National League pennants in 1973 and 2000 with many unforgettable moments in between. Amazing Mets Trivia tests the memories of Met fans of all ages ...
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Overview

Born out of expansion in 1962, the New York Mets have more than filled the void left by the departure of the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants. They have provided baseball fans in New York and around the baseball world with close to 40 years of memories including Casey Stengel's loveable losers, the improbable 1969 miracle, another world championship in 1986 and National League pennants in 1973 and 2000 with many unforgettable moments in between. Amazing Mets Trivia tests the memories of Met fans of all ages with hundreds of questions and facts about players including: Tom Seaver, Cleon Jones, Willie Mays, Rusty Staub, Dave Kingman, Lee Mazzili, Darryl Strawberry, Doc Gooden, Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, Mike Piazza, Edgardo Alfonzo, John Franco and many others.
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Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Today
For transplanted New Yorkers and other baseball sadomaschists, however, Amazing Mets Trivia remains a useful trivia compilation title spanning four decades of Metropolitan hardball.
New York Sportscene
Tests the memories of Mets fans of all ages with hundreds of questions and facts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589790353
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 698,123
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 9.06 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Both Ross Adell and Ken Samelson are lifelong Mets fans and authors of numerous sports books. Both live in the shadow of Shea Stadium.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Mets Trivia: The Players
Tommie Agee 3
Edgardo Alfonzo 5
Wally Backman 7
Gary Carter 9
David Cone 13
Ron Darling 16
Lenny Dykstra 18
Sid Fernandez 20
John Franco 22
Dwight Gooden 24
Jerry Grote 27
Bud Harrelson 29
Keith Hernandez 31
Todd Hundley 33
Ron Hunt 35
Al Jackson 37
Howard Johnson 39
Cleon Jones 41
Dave Kingman 43
Jerry Koosman 45
Ed Kranepool 47
Al Leiter 49
Jon Matlack 51
Willie Mays 53
Lee Mazzilli 57
Tug McGraw 59
Felix Millan 61
John Olerud 63
Rey Ordonez 65
Jesse Orosco 67
Mike Piazza 69
Rick Reed 72
Tom Seaver 74
Rusty Staub 79
John Stearns 81
Darryl Strawberry 83
Craig Swan 85
Ron Swoboda 87
Robin Ventura 89
Mookie Wilson 91
Mets Trivia: The Managers
Yogi Berra 95
Gil Hodges 98
Davey Johnson 102
Casey Stengel 105
Joe Torre 108
Bobby Valentine 111
Postseason Years
1969 117
1973 120
1986 122
1988 125
1999 127
2000 129
Miscellaneous Mets Trivia
1962 Original Mets 133
Uniform Numbers 135
Trades 137
Rookies 140
Nicknames 143
All-Stars 145
Record Holders 147
Two-Term Mets 149
Hall of Fame Opponents 151
Ralph Kiner 153
Lindsey Nelson 156
Bob Murphy 159
Answer Key 161
Mets All-Time Records 197
Mets Season by Season 201
Sources 209
About the Authors 213
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2004

    Amazing

    If you are a fan of the New York Mets you should read this book....It's really got some great facts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2003

    Even If You're a Yankees Fan You'll Love This Book

    These two guys have done an amazing job! The facts are fun, rare, and told in a easy to follow format. This is not only for Mets fans and baseball fans, but all fans of trivia and details. Kudos to these two. Can't wait for the next one!

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