Mets Card of the Week: 1972 Jim Fregosi

1972 TOPPS TRADED JIM FREGOSI Right now everyone’s mind is on the trade deadline so what better time to break out this classic Topps card with TRADED bolded and stamped across the groin of poor Jim Fregosi. This was one of seven cards in the last series of the 1972 set to be so branded. [...]

Which Rusty Staub trade was worse?

Rusty Staub played for the Mets from 1972-1975 and again from 1981-1985 and was a very popular player in both stints with the club. While many fans remember him as the team’s plump pinch-hitter in his second go-round, he was the driving offensive force behind the 1973 team that reached the World Series and the [...]

Mets Rewind: June 26

Here's what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1983: Rusty Staub records his eighth consecutive pinch hit in an 8-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 1 of a doubleheader. Staub's line drive single to rightfield off Ron Reed tied the single season major league record set by Dave Philley (1958).