Orange and Blue Collector: 1969 World Champion Mets Transogram Figurines and Cards

Even among collectors of oddball sports cards, the Transogram baseball issues of 1969 and 1970 have long been a source of confusion, thanks to both their distribution methods and their short lived, out of nowhere run in the sports collecting hobby. During the spring of 1969 Transogram figures popped up in toy store aisles, representing [...]

Orange and Blue Collector: The 1962 Mets yearbook

Editor's Note: This article was posted in November of 2019 but in the following September it was pointed out that the author blatantly plagiarized the piece.  After consulting with the real person who wrote it, he asked that I leave it up and put a link to the original article, which you can find here [...]

Orange and Blue Collector: Mr. Met plastic drinking cup

July 24th, 1975 The New York Mets played the powerhouse Cincinnati Reds at Shea Stadium. It was an ordinary midseason game between two National League rivals. The rivalry took off in the 1973 National League Playoffs, when the Mets defeated the heavily favored Reds in five games. The series was marred by a game-three fight [...]