Game of My Life New York Mets

Memorable Stories of Mets Baseball

Foreword by Howie Rose
About The Book

  • Featuring stories about Keith Hernandez, Davey Johnson, Michael Tyson, Keith Rosen, and more
  • New addition to the Game of My Life series
  • Paints a picture of Mets history

This Game of My Life book takes a personal look at the most significant moments of the Mets’ best and most loved players, from journeymen to superstars. Their most unforgettable games make a picture of Mets history. The franchise changed from a failing (though loved) expansion team in 1962 to World Series Champions in 1969 and 1986 and then back to the bottom before meeting the Yankees in the 2000 Subway Series. After that, they changed again into the current and very promising team.

Ron Swoboda, Wally Backman, Edgardo Alfonzo, Bobby Jones, and more describe their thrilling moments and paint a picture of the Mets based on their favorite memories of their time on the team. Current catcher Travis d’Arnaud leaves readers with his thoughts on his young career with the Mets, and journalist Michael Garry shares his perspective on this well-loved team.

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About The Author

Michael Garry is a business, technology, and environmental writer and editor with a thirty-year track record. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of MIT with a degree in political science, he has a passion for sports, music, writing, and politics. He lives in Danbury, Connecticut, with his wife, Maureen, and his son, Ethan. His greatest moment as a Mets fan was watching Mookie’ s grounder elude Buckner in the ’ 86 World Series.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing (March 2015)
  • Length: 288 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781613217849
  • Ages: 12 - 99

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Raves and Reviews

"The book hits every era of plenty in Mets history and several of the eras of less-so."
-Greg Prince, Faith and Fear in Flushing

"The book hits every era of plenty in Mets history and several of the eras of less-so."
-Greg Prince, Faith and Fear in Flushing