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Game 7, 1986: Failure and Triumph in the Biggest Game of My Life
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Every little kid who’s ever taken the mound in Little League dreams of someday getting the ball for Game Seven of the World Series. Ron Darling got to live that dream – only it didn’t go exactly as planned. In … Read More

New York Mets: The Complete Illustrated History
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“Meet the Mets, meet the Mets, step right up and greet the Mets.” New YorkMets: The Complete Illustrated History brings to life a half century of Mets baseball, from the lovable losers of the early years, through the championship teams … Read More

The Seventh Year Stretch: New York Mets, 1977-1983
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  There’s no denying that the seven year span between 1977-1983 was one of the darkest in New York Mets history. After all, it was during this time that the team failed to post a single winning season, traded away … Read More

Game of My Life New York Mets: Memorable Stories of Mets Baseball (Michael Garry)
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From the Publisher: This new addition to the Game of My Life series takes a personal look inside the biggest moments of the Mets’ greatest and most beloved players, from journeymen to superstars. Their most unforgettable games paint a picture … Read More

Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life (Mort Zachter)
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From the Publisher: In descriptions of athletes, the word “hero” is bandied about and liberally attached to players with outstanding statistics and championship rings. Gil Hodges: A Hall of Fame Life is the story of a man who epitomized heroism … Read More

Nailed!: The Improbable Rise and Spectacular Fall of Lenny Dykstra
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Nailed! is a dramatic biography of Lenny Dykstra —the heroic center fielder for the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies in the ’80s and ’90s whose gritty play earned him the nickname “Nails.” Dykstra’s unlikely post-baseball rise in the business … Read More

Put It In the Book!: A Half-Century of Mets Mania (Howie Rose)
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From the Publisher: In Put It In the Book, New York Mets broadcaster and lifelong fan Howie Rose takes fans behind the microphone, into the locker rooms, and through the last 50 years of Mets baseball. Millions of fans have … Read More

Summers at Shea (Ira Berkow)
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From the Publisher: Culled from 50 years’ worth of columns from one of the country’s most popular sportswriters, this work stands as a remarkable collection of opinions that is guaranteed to delight Mets fans of all ages. Former New York … Read More

Total Mets: The Definitive Encyclopedia of the New York Mets’ First Half-Century
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Published in conjunction with the franchise’s 50th anniversary, Total Mets is the definitive historical and statistical compendium for the famed New York ball club. Spanning the team’s entire history—from their inception in 1962, through the World Series championships of 1969 … Read More

The Last Icon: Tom Seaver and His Times (Steven Travers)
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From the Publisher:  In early 1969, New York City and all it represented was in disarray: politically, criminally, and athletically. But while Simon and Garfunkel lamented the absence of a sports icon like Joe DiMaggio, a modern Lancelot rode forth … Read More

The Bad Guys Won! (Jeff Pearlman)
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A Season of Brawling, Boozing, Bimbo Chasing, and Championship Baseball with Straw, Doc, Mookie, Nails, the Kid, and the Rest of the … Put on a New York Uniform–and Maybe the Best The Bad Guys Won, award-winning Sports Illustrated baseball … Read More

Faith and Fear in Flushing: An Intense Personal History of the New York Mets
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The New York Mets fan is an Amazin’ creature whose species finds its voice at last in Greg W. Prince’s Faith and Fear in Flushing, the definitive account of what it means to root for and live through the machinations … Read More

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