Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda: The Top 10 New York Mets Who Never Lived Up To the Hype

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Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda: The Top 10 New York Mets Who Never Lived Up To the Hype

The New York Mets have a history of over-evaluating prospects, of hyping up their rookies and top draft choices.

The franchise, especially back in the '80s, loved the "can't miss" studs coming up out of high schools and colleges, and just when they looked to be ready for the next big step, they exploded under the lights of New York City.

There are so many players in Mets history that were destined for greatness. Destined to lead the club for years to come.

They should have been stars, would have been champions, could have been legends.

From Steve Chilcott and Alex Escobar to Lastings Milledge and Dwight Gooden, here are the top 10 Mets who never lived up to their potential.

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