The New York Mets Encyclopedia: Second Edition is fully updated and provides the exciting story of modern-era baseball's most popular expansion-age franchise through the 2002 season. From those lovable losers of 1962 and 1963, to the Miracle Mets of 1969 and 1973, and on to the year-in and year-out contenders of the 1980s and 1990s, the Mets have written some of the most exciting pages in baseball history. This volume combines detailed narrative history with archival photographs, statistics, and portraits of the team's most memorable characters through 2002.
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PETER C. BJARKMAN writes extensively about baseball, basketball, and travel-related topics. He has published two previous books on Cuban baseball, plus a history of baseball in Latin America and more than three dozen other titles treating major league baseball, NBA basketball, and NCAA basketball. His recent work includes team history encyclopedias on the New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Boston Celtics, and New York Knicks. A fluent Spanish speaker, Bjarkman has twice been featured on Cuban national television discussing Cuban League baseball and the Cuban national team, the only American to claim this distinction during the 40-plus years of the Cuban Revolution.
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