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10-12-2012, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Chardo View Post
Lemme guess, you grew up in the mid 80's, the heyday of the Mets. You seem to forget the rest of NY baseball history. Pre-96, as you put it, included 7 Yankees world series appearances and 3 championships during the Mets' existence (not to mention their legendary history pre-Mets). Only time you could say NY was a Mets town was 69-73, when the Yanks were at their worst and the Mets were the cute new thing. Can we get back to hockey?
Yes, I grew up in the 80s and it has been said on WFAN many many many times how this until the past 15 years or so was a National League town and how the Mets were the more popular team as they came into existence. Only time during the Mets existence until 1996, they weren't was the period of 77-82, after they traded Seaver and before Gooden and Strawberry came on.

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