Mount Rushmore of the New York Mets [electronic resource]

Mount Rushmore of the New York Mets [electronic resource]

By Topel, Brett.
OverDrive, Inc.

Published 2021. by Sports Publishing, New York

ISBN 9781683584186

Bib Id 2576309

Description 1 online resource

More Details

03257nam a2200349Ka 4500
9781683584186 (eBook)
Mount Rushmore of the New York Mets [electronic resource]
1 online resource
Title from eBook information screen.
Mount Rushmore, located in the Black Hills of Keystone, South Dakota, is one of the most iconic landmarks in the United States. The face of the mountain features 60-foot heads of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. It depicts four of the greatest men our country has ever known. In recent years, it has become fashionable for sports fans to select the Mount Rushmore of their franchise's history. For some franchise's, which have been around for 100+ years, it can be a daunting task. Even for younger franchises, such as the New York Mets, picking a Mount Rushmore can be a challenge. Mostly because fans always seem to favor players that they have seen play-leading older and younger fans to differ on who belongs carved on that fictional mountain in Queens. In 2015, Major League Baseball announced its decision for each team's Mount Rushmore. For the Mets, voters chose Keith Hernandez, Mike Piazza, Tom Seaver, and David Wright. No one would argue that Tom Seaver is on the franchise's Mount Rushmore. He was, after all, "The Franchise." Some might even argue that the Mets' Mount Rushmore is Tom Seaver four times! However, that not-withstanding, when it comes to rounding out the other three players, did MLB get it right?? Thankfully, Mount Rushmore of the New York Mets tackles such a question. Covering the team by decade, author Brett Topel share the best players from the team's almost sixty-year history. From Jerry Koosman and Ed Kranepool, Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry, to Edgardo Alfonzo and Jose Reyes, each decade is covered, reliving the highs and lows of the Metropolitans. So whether you remember the Miracle Mets, the Amazin' run of 1986, or the almost of the 2000s, Mount Rushmore of the New York Mets breaks down the fan favorites who earned their prominence in the Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium, and Citi Field.
System Details
Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5781 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB).
Added Author