Joey Wahler

Edgardo Alfonzo
Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn Cyclones
Joey Wahler
September 13, 2019 - 11:46 am
Besides winter ball, the 2000 National League Champion Mets were Edgardo Alfonzo’s last title-winning team, until managing the short season Class-A Brooklyn Cyclones to their first ever, outright New York-Penn League crown this week.
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John Pacella's card
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Joey Wahler
September 10, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Drafted by the Mets in 1974 from Bohemia, Long Island, when throwing a pitch John Pacella's aggressive motion and thick head of hair routinely made his cap fly off.
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Russ Gompers
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Joey Wahler
September 05, 2019 - 2:49 pm
When the Mets called minor league infielder Doug Saunders up in 1993 to start a brief 23-game major league career, it launched a business partnership between the organization and Russ Gompers that’s over a quarter-century old.
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New York Mets Hats
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Joey Wahler
September 02, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Ex-Mets outfielder George Theodore is forever nicknamed, "The Stork."
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Glenn Abbott
Photo courtesy of Danny Tripodi
Joey Wahler
August 30, 2019 - 11:35 am
On June 17 the Triple-A pitching coach for the Syracuse Mets had an emergency triple bypass procedure to avoid a likely heart attack.
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Lee Mazzilli
Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Jorge Posada Foundation
Joey Wahler
August 27, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Having lost his brother, Fred, to the disease, Lee Mazzilli is hosting a fundraiser and free lung cancer screening for the Fred L. Mazzilli Foundation at Yankee Stadium's Hard Rock Cafe Sept. 10th.
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Alex Trevino
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Joey Wahler
August 24, 2019 - 12:00 pm
As a Mets backup catcher and utility player, Alex Trevino was surprised when Fernando Valenzuela became an early 1980s Dodgers pitching phenom. In their native Mexico, Trevino caught the lefty before his signature pitch developed.
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Jacob Wilkins
Jacob Wilkins
Joey Wahler
August 23, 2019 - 3:12 pm
He’s in his first season as the Mets Double-A radio voice for Binghamton, but in one respect Jacob Wilkins’ baseball play-by-play career already has come full circle.
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Ed Lucas
Ed Lucas
August 17, 2019 - 5:35 pm
By Joey Wahler When Ron Swoboda joined the Mets in 1965, the outfielder took a liking to blind journalist, Ed Lucas, who covered the team, starting their kinship that endures to this day. “He said, ‘Has anybody ever described this ballpark to you?’” recalled Lucas, now 80. “I said, ‘Only from what...
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New York Mets Hats
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August 16, 2019 - 1:23 pm
By Joey Wahler In 1964, a Kansas City A's scout visited the Massachusetts home of high school third baseman and future Mets reliever Skip Lockwood, offering him $35,000 dollars to sign, but when Lockwood sought $135,000, team owner Charlie Finley was called. "He picked up the kitchen phone right...
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