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A magnificent account of the 1962 New York Mets; their first season in existence. --New York Sun

Breslin's well-written book remains a hilarious read. --Newark Star-Ledger
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ISBN-10:  1566634881
ISBN-13:  978-1566634885
Author:  Jimmy Breslin
Publisher:  Ivan R. Dee, Publisher
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review by . July 21, 2012
Like every other baseball team, the New York Mets have fielded their fair share of squads revered by their fans, teams which struck a note with followers more than any of the others. They've been to the World Series four times, so those teams certainly have plenty of fans, and their effort in 2006 won over many people too because the Mets showed character and talent even as they ended up on the losing end of a classic NLCS series - the seventh game in that series is still the best baseball game …
review by . June 14, 2007
How bad were the 1962 New York Mets? Let Jimmy Breslin count the ways. The Gotham City columnist tells the story of the baseball team's inaugural season in this 1963 book that left me with a few laughs and a sour taste in my mouth.    Breslin here is like the best man at a wedding who does the dinner speech about the groom's sexual misadventures, who keeps going after everyone else realizes he's spent too much time polishing his act at the bar. Breslin can't get enough of telling …
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