Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Stories from the Mets Inaugural Season [NOOK Book]

Overview

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!
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Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Stories from the Mets Inaugural Season

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Overview

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!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613212837
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/15/2012
  • Series: Tales from the Team
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Janet Paskin is a graduate of the Columbia School of Journalism. She has written for various publications, including SmartMoney Magazine, Newsday,
and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Greg W. Prince is the co-author (along with Jason Fry) of the popular Mets blog Faith and Fear in Flushing and a professional writer, editor, and communications consultant whose work has appeared in The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Online Edition and on SportsNet New York and mlb.com. Faith and Fear in Flushing is his first book. He lives in Baldwin, New York, with his wife, Stephanie, their two cats, and enough Mets gear and memorabilia to furnish Citi Field.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iv

Foreword v

Introduction xix

Chapter 1 The Birth of the Mets 1

Chapter 2 Putting a Team Together 9

Chapter 3 Meet the Mets 21

Chapter 4 Where to Play 41

Chapter 5 Spring Training 47

Chapter 6 Back to New York 73

Chapter 7 The First Week, the First Win 89

Chapter 8 The Losing Streak 127

Chapter 9 The Season Continues 137

Chapter 10 Where are they now? 189

A Note on Sources 203

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