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New York Mets

New York Mets
The New York Mets, established in 1962, are a Major League Baseball team playing in the National League's East Division. They play their home games at Citi Field, located in Queens, N.Y. The Mets have won two World Series titles, beating the Baltimore Orioles in 1969 and the Boston Red Sox in 1986.
The New York Mets, established in 1962, are a Major League Baseball team playing in the National League's East Division. They play their home games at Citi Field, located in Queens, N.Y. The Mets have won two World Series titles, beating the Baltimore Orioles in 1969 and the Boston Red Sox in 1986. « Show less

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  • Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong

    Crime & Punishment: Pep Rally Gone Wrong
    John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
  • Omar Minaya leaves San Diego Padres and joins union as special adviser to head Tony Clark

    Omar Minaya is switching sides. The former New York Mets general manager left his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres on Thursday to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark. Born in the...
  • Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities

    Miami-born baseball player hits a home run for local children's charities
    Baseball player Jon Jay is no stranger to giving back. The big-hearted outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals is hosting a bowling challenge fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 31 at Splitsville Lanes, 5701 Sunset...
  • Dodgers minor leaguers suspended for marijuana use

    An increasing number of Americans believe marijuana should be decriminalized, but on Tuesday came a sobering reminder that testing positive for the drug can still have significant consequences. In the case of left-hander Robert Carson, it will cost...
  • Ken Holtzman shares fond memories of Ernie Banks

    Ken Holtzman shares fond memories of Ernie Banks
    The death of Ernie Banks last Friday touched fans all across the world, including an old friend of his, former Cubs pitcher Ken Holtzman. The two were Cubs teammates from 1965 through 1971, before Banks retired and Holtzman was traded to the A’s....
  • Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s

     Ernie Banks gave Chicago something to smile about in turbulent '60s
    If you're feeling a cold wind blow through a hole in Chicago's heart, you know why: Ernie Banks, "Mr. Cub," is dead at age 83. The eternal optimist is gone. "The Cubs are due in '62," he'd say. But that didn't happen. That same year, Banks announced...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •Abie's Irish Rose, Hunterdon Hills Dinner Theatre, April 8. $75. The Fox on the Fairway, June 10. $75. Twist & Shout Aug. 19. $80. Inspire, American Music Theater, includes lunch at Shady Maple. April 29. $75. Giselle, American Ballet...
  • Cubs claim Gonzalez Germen off waivers

    Cubs claim Gonzalez Germen off waivers
    The Chicago Cubs are the latest team for reliever Gonzalez German, who was claimed off waivers Friday from the Texas Rangers. Germen, 27, pitched the past two seasons for the New York Mets, posting a 1-2 record and 4.31 ERA in 54 appearances. Germen has...
  • Darryl Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned by IRS for $1.3M to satisfy back taxes

    The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service. The buyer, only identified as a man, was among 31 bidders during the sale...
  • Top Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford ready for roller-coaster ride

    Top Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford ready for roller-coaster ride
    Before the Philadelphia Phillies' shortstops of past and future were no longer part of the same organization, J.P. Crawford had a couple of opportunities to chat with Jimmy Rollins. Crawford twice visited Citizens Bank Park, first after he was drafted...