Category: Mets Birthdays
Happy Birthday Rickey Henderson

Happy Birthday Rickey Henderson

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It's somewhat ironic that someone who was always stealing things was born on a day that's all about giving, but Rickey Henderson was born on this day, December 25, 1958. Happy ...

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Mets Birthdays: The Francos

Mets Birthdays: The Francos

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Happy Birthday John Franco! Today is the 51st birthday of one of the most beloved Mets, Brooklyn-born John Franco. He wore the Mets uniform for a staggering 14 years. 14 years! ...

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Happy Birthday Guillermo Mota and Billy Wagner

Happy Birthday Guillermo Mota and Billy Wagner

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The Baseball Gods have given us Met fans a fun treat today. Two relievers whom evoke completely differently emotional responses share the same birthday. Since he used to set up ...

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Happy Birthday Mike Bordick!

Happy Birthday Mike Bordick!

Today is the 46th birthday of 2000 trade deadline acquisition Mike Bordick. Believe it or not, it took four players to rent the services of the gritty leader from Baltimore: Mike ...

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Happy Birthday Roy Lee Jackson

Happy Birthday Roy Lee Jackson

Happy birthday today to Roy Lee Jackson. One of my earliest memories of visiting Shea Stadium was in 1980, with Roy Lee Jackson starting the game for the Mets. I think it ...

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Happy Birthday Tony Phillips

Happy Birthday Tony Phillips

Today, April 25th, is the birthday of former super utilityman Tony Phillips, who played in 52 games for the Mets in 1998. Phillips was picked up at the trade deadline from the ...

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Mets Birthdays for April 23

Mets Birthdays for April 23

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A warm happy birthday today to former Mets Warren Spahn (4-23-1921), Duke Carmel (4-23-1937), Jason Tyner (4-23-1977), and Henry Owens (4-23-1979). Spahn, of course, was one of ...

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Happy Birthday Pat Zachry

Happy Birthday Pat Zachry

The day June 15, 1977 lives in infany as the darkest day in Mets history. For those too young to remember, it was the day that the Mets traded "The Franchise" -- Tom Seaver -- ...

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