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Meeting the Mets: A Quirky History of a Quirky Team Thomas A. Droleskey, Ph.D.
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$19.95
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781935382843
This book is the first of a two-volume project. It details personal remembrances of the first twenty-five seasons of the Mets. Many quirky facts and a few editorial observations are made, sometimes with a New Yorker's sardonic sense of humor. Indeed, although the author has not lived in the state of his birth since 2003, and has spent perhaps a third of his sixty years away from the area, he will always be a New Yorker with a New Yorker's sense of humor. This book endeavors to reflect that humor. Volume II will cover the years between 1987 and 2002 in considerable detail, although this first volume concludes with observations on the state of the Mets in particular and of baseball in g ...
Meeting the Mets: A Quirky History of a Quirky Team Thomas Droleskey
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$19.95
Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
Meeting the Mets: A Quirky History of a Quirky Team is a volume one of a two-part retrospective on the history of the New York Mets, a team that is now in its fifty-second season of play. The author, Dr. Thomas A. Droleskey, attended over 1600 games at the Polo Grounds and William A. Shea Municipal Stadium between July 15, 1962, and July 16, 2002. While he has not attended games since that point for reasons that are described in the book, he was pretty visible in the stands as a very unofficial cheerleader for over a quarter of a century, known as “The Lone Ranger of Shea Stadium.” Droleskey provides a personal retrospective on the origins of the Mets, highlighting some of the quir ...