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VOICES: BRIAN WRIGHT

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Brian Wright said, “This is a book to start debates, not end them.”
And so the fun begins. We spoke with Wright, the author of the new book Mets in 10’s: The Best and Worst of an Amazin’ History, about his compilation of lists.

SEAVER CHANGED METS LOSING CULTURE

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On April 29, 1967 — the day Atlantic Records released Aretha Franklin’s single “Respect” — the New York Mets were shutout, 7-0, by the Cincinnati Reds. The loss dropped the Mets into ninth place (7 ½ GB) in the National League just two weeks into the season.
Nothing new for the hapless, “lovable losers” from Queens.

METS DRAFT HISTORY

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One glance at the New York Mets No. 1 draft selections reveals a history of good, bad and ugly decision-making. The Mets first-ever draft pick was pitcher Les Rohr, the second overall pick in the 1965 draft. Rohr’s major league career was short-lived. He made his MLB debut on September 19, 1967 against the Los Angeles Dodgers, pitching six innings, allowing three runs and recording his first win...

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Hi. My name is John Strubel. I am a storyteller. I love to write. My writing is predominantly related to my greatest passion in life: baseball. Thanks for visiting my website.

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