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Frank Cashen

Frank Cashen  (Baseball.  Born, Baltimore, Md., Sept. 13, 1925.)  There is little doubt that J. Frank Cashen was the principal architect of the Mets championship team of 1986.  Having previously served the Orioles in his native Baltimore, Cashen was working in the office of Commissioner Bowie Kuhn when the Mets were sold by the Payson […]

Joe McDonald

Joe McDonald (Baseball. Born, Staten Island, July 5, 1929.) Joining the newly-minted Mets as a statistician in 1962, Joseph A. McDonald was the team’s general manager for over five years (1974-80). McDonald, a Fordham graduate (1951), moved to the farm department in 1963, became its director, and was promoted to general manager Oct. 1, 1974. […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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