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New York Mets John Olerud is greeted at home by Robin Ventura after

New York Mets John Olerud is greeted at home by Robin Ventura after


New York Mets' John Olerud is greeted at home by Robin Ventura after hitting a

Thursday May 20th 1999: Bobby Valentine & the New York Mets (22-18) get set to play a twi-night double header against Phil Garner's Milwaukee Brewers ...

The RBI, grand slam machine Robin Ventura greeted him with a long blast, sailing down the right field line. It stayed fair and was certainly gone, ...

The New York Mets' Robin Ventura is greeted at the plate by teammate Brian McRae

In the bottom of the 1st, Robin Ventura began his historic night. The Mets began a two out rally, as John Olerud & Edgardo Alfonzo both walked.

In the second game a Bobby Valentine favorite, Masato Yoshi took the mound against Milwaukee's Steve Woodward. This one was a real Mets Blowout, New York ...

John Olerud is congratulated by Ichiro Suzuk and Carlos Guillen of the Seattle Mariners after Olerud's

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Alex Rodriguez and John Olerud after

The New York Mets were trying to stay relevant in the National League East division race. After losing their previous three games, they needed wins to stay ...

It was coined by closer Tug McGraw who when he wasn't chasing women with whiskey shots, he was trying to inspire a talented but sluggish Mets team in the ...

New York Mets player John Olerud hits a tworun single in the eighth inning against the

John Olerud & Roger Cedeno both greeted him with RBI base hits. Darryl Hamilton also singled making it a 9-2 Mets lead. Eleven Mets came to bat in the ...

1999: Mets hop on the express. New ...

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First baseman John Olerud of the Seattle Mariners congratulates pitcher Kazuhiro Sasaki after winning the MLB

Two years earlier as a member of the Houston Astros, Beltran belted 8 home runs which equalled a postseason record first ...

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First baseman John Olerud of the Seattle Mariners slides into home during the game against the

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... summer of 1999 made it clear that the “Nice Little Team™” had morphed into a bonafide contender. By the time the chill had returned to the air, the Mets ...

The Mets got enough innings from their pitchers as well as timely offence from Yoenis Cèspedes and Asdrúbal Cabrera to clinch a wildcard spot and a one game ...

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John Oleurud of the Seattle Mariners is greeted at home plate by Mark McLemore after Olerud

After a week-plus of emotional rollercoastering, the Mets couldn't wait to get back home from Phoenix, but Mike Piazza was more anxious than most.

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In the home 2nd, Benny Agbayani singled, then with one out, Robin Ventura & Todd Pratt both walked. Rey Ordonez put the Mets on the board with an RBI single ...

... 2014. It was just the second Midsummer Classic ...

Reardon, you'll also remember, started his career with the Mets in 1979 and was traded for Ellis Valentine two years later. Sadly, he closed out his career ...

1999: Bobby Jones blasts, Franco gets 400. New ...

Roger Cedeño and Melvin Mora celebrate at the plate, allowing John Rocker to ponder what time the next 7 train arrives.

Rocker wasn't the only Atlanta Brave to rile up Mets fans. Braves third baseman Chipper Jones said this after a Braves win over the Mets,

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In the 6th inning, the Mets blew it open. Todd Pratt drew a lead off walk, he was bunted over to second base by Rey Ordonez. Bobby Bonilla then drew a walk ...

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Melvin Mora, before he was a Met that got away.

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On the radio last week, Howie Rose and Josh Lewin were whiling away a languid spring training game, talking about the imminent arrival of ex-quarterback Tim ...


On May 30, 1999, Mora played in his first game with the Mets, starting at shortstop against the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, he was given the unenviable ...

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Jorge Orta of the Chicago White Sox bats against the New York Yankees during an Major League Baseball game circa 1977 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough ...

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Todd Edward Zeile was born September 9th, 1964 in Van Nuys, California. He is a direct descendant of John Adams, the second President of the United States.

Four pitches later, those rare cheers morphed back into the more customary boos, as Bonilla grounded out to first.

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... who hit .20 home runs in the middle of the lineup.

1991 - Morgan, Chet 1997 - Hickey, Jim 2001 - Archie, George 2001 - Stephenson, Joe 2007 - Sullivan, John 2010 - Cassini, Jack 2010 - Pilarcik, Al

Nice bit at the end, as all old-timers stepped on home plate one last time, including Mr. Say Hey, who reached down and touched the plate instead of ...

Things were looking up for the Mets after the Mike Bordick trade. No, wait. That was just Mike Bordick looking up. My bad.

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At first base, now in his third season with the Blue Jays, 24-year-old John Olerud ...

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... Jordan and Ryan Klesko blasted back-to-back home runs off Reed, quickly turning one of the greatest pitching performances by a Met into a 2-1 deficit.

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He was there for the Can't Anybody Play This Game 1962 Mets. He was there for the 1992 Worst Team Money Can Buy Mets. He was there for the 1998, 2007, ...