Why are they called the New York Mets?

When the franchise entered the National League for the 1962 season, team owners asked fans to select from among ten names they had chosen. The ten names

New York Mets All-Time Team

New York Mets All-Time Team We select a 28-player roster of the greatest New York Metropolitans. STARTING LINEUP Gary CARTER 1985-1989 Catcher Keith HERNANDEZ 1983-1989 first base