Card of the Week: Mets in specs

METS IN SPECS It's a special Back-to-School edition of Card of the Week, wherein we take a quick squint at the history of Mets players wearing prescription glasses on Topps cards. 1962, 1963 Ken MacKenzie Ken looks like he should live in Williamsburg, drink PBR, and listen to a lot of Animal Collective... 1965, 1966 [...]

Mets Rewind: July 28

Here's what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1975: New York Mets purchased Skip Lockwood from the Oakland Athletics. 1978: New York Mets purchased Gil Flores from the California Angels. 1979: Dave Kingman of the Chicago Cubs hit three home runs in a game for the second time in the season and [...]