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Bobby Valentine

Bobby Valentine (Baseball.  Born, Stamford, CT, May 13, 1950.)  Though his relationship with the press was often tempestuous, Robert John Valentine presided over the development of the Mets into one of baseball’s most exciting teams in the late 1990s.  He became the first Mets manager ever to guide the club into the post-season in successive […]

Todd Hundley

Todd Hundley (Baseball.  Born, Martinsville, VA, May 27, 1969.)  A career distinguished by a superb 1996 season enabled Todd Randolph Hundley to leave a mark on Mets history.  After five seasons in the minors, Hundley came up to the Mets to stay in September 1991, starting 17 times in 21 games.  He was the regular […]

Art Howe

Art Howe (Baseball. Born, Pittsburgh, PA, Dec. 15, 1946.) Arthur Henry Howe, Jr., enjoyed an 11-year major league career with three National League clubs (1974-85) as an infielder, but played fewer than 1,000 games. As a rookie, Howe tagged along as Pittsburgh won its division in 1974, but was more prominent on the Houston playoff […]

Dallas Green

Dallas Green (Baseball.  Born, Newport, DE, Aug. 4, 1934.)  On May 19, 1993, George Dallas Green, Jr., became the 15th manager of the Mets and the third man to manage both the Mets and Yankees.  Having appeared in four games for them in 1966, the former righthanded pitcher also became the seventh manager to have […]

Ralph Branca

Ralph Branca (Baseball.  Born, Mount Vernon, NY, Jan. 6, 1926.)  Another N.Y.U. star who graduated to the major leagues, Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca had a lengthy career (1944-53, 1956) with the Brooklyn Dodgers.  Branca’s finest season was 1947, when he was 21-12, helping pitch Brooklyn to the N.L. pennant.  That year, he won the sixth game […]

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