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Mets RF: The curse of Bobby Bonilla

September 5, 2010 by

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In the 1970s, Mets announcers talked about how the club had never had a long-term solution at third base. But since that point the Mets have put Howard Johnson, Robin Ventura and David Wright at the hot corner and you do not hear that anymore. Now the problem has shifted to right field. Joe Barbieri […]

Mets Rewind: July 28

July 28, 2010 by

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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 […]