1. The 20 Greatest Under-the-Radar Met Seasons

    All hail Matlack, Staub and Floyd! Enough already with Gooden, Seaver and Piazza. What follows are some surprising seasons from less celebrated ballplayers. The criteria: First, the player needed to have at least one outstanding full season as a Met...

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  2. 2011 World Series: When Closers Fail

    Pity the closer. Often armed with a 98-mph fastball and a mean-looking beard, these pitchers have been trained to come in late in games and dominate hitters in what often looks like adults striking out ten-year-olds...

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  3. 2012 MLB Free Agency: 7 Shortstops New York Mets Can Sign to Replace Jose Reyes

    There is every reason to believe that the Mets are going to make a serious run at retaining Jose Reyes this offseason, but as free agency has proven time and again, you can never tell what’s going to happen once a player hits the open market...

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  4. World Series 2011: 10 Most Bizarre World Series Incidents Ever

    The World Series has an inventory of odd, strange incidents that have occurred with some regularity throughout its history...

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  5. Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees: So Much Pressure It Hurts

    Anyone who followed baseball had good reason to believe that after their run of four championships—culminating in their 2000 throttling of the NY Mets —the NY Yankees ...

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  6. Dennis Rodman Calls Himself Out During NBA Hall of Fame Speech

    Delivering a speech that was confessional, heartfelt and brave, Dennis Rodman was inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame last Friday. In the process, he did something that athletes rarely do...

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  7. The 12 Most Tragic Moments in New York Mets History

    Most baseball teams suffer some level of failure, disappointment and heartache, but some franchises seem to generate more than their fair share...

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