This event takes place at our Brooklyn location.
Join us for an evening of baseball talk to celebrate METS BY THE NUMBERS by local author Jon Springer!
Jon Springer runs the acclaimed Mets by the Numbers website (www.mbtn.net). He lives in Brooklyn, New York. Matthew Silverman is the author of "Mets Essential", and the editor of "The 2005 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia".
Greg Prince is cocreator of the blog Faith and Fear in Flushing, the daily destination for Mets fans who like to read since 2005. His memoir of the same name an intense personal history of the New York Mets was published by Skyhorse in 2009 and continues to generate a passionate response among those who bleed orange and blue. He has written about baseball for the New York Times, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Sports, and ESPN.com; served as a consultant to the film The Last Play at Shea; and helped organize the New York Mets 50th Anniversary conference at Hofstra University. He lives in Baldwin, New York.
D.J. Short writes for NBC Hardballtalk and Rotoworld Baseball.
RSVP encouraged, but not required.
Unlike typical team histories that proceed chronologically, Mets by the Numbers is the first and only book that examines the team and its players by ascending uniform number, or from 1 (Mookie Wilson) to 99 (Turk Wendell).
This newly revised edition is a catalog of the more than 1,000 Mets who have played since 1962, but it is far from just a list of No. 18s and 41s.
They were coming off a seemingly endless string of losing records. They were considered years away from legitimate contention. They were derided and disregarded as a matter of course. But in 2015 the New York Mets changed their course and changed their story. The result was the best kind of amazin’.
The New York Mets fan is an Amazin’ creature whose species finds its voice at last in Greg W.