January 12, 2018

Download e-book for kindle: A Year in Mudville: An Oral History of the Original Mets by David Bagdade

By David Bagdade

ISBN-10: 1456342452

ISBN-13: 9781456342456

Casey Stengel, supervisor of the 1962 long island Mets, had this to assert approximately his workforce: “I been during this video game 100 years yet I see new how you can lose I by no means knew existed before.” even though the 1962 Mets have been the worst baseball crew of the trendy period, they continue to be the most loved groups of any period. tales concerning the unique Mets became mythical and feature been handed down during the generations. unusually, even though, there hasn't ever been a entire literary paintings committed exclusively to the unique Mets. Now comes "A 12 months in Mudville," an oral historical past of the unique Mets, informed throughout the phrases of these who participated in, or witnessed, the occasions of that mythical season. This e-book examines how and why the group used to be created, the folk concerned with the 1st season (not merely gamers, yet officers, broadcasters and fans), and why the unique Mets are this kind of interesting subject greater than 4 a long time after their debut season. as with every oral historical past, "A yr in Mudville" relies seriously at the genuine phrases of the members derived from quite a few interviews with gamers, fanatics and reporters who lined the staff. "A yr in Mudville" not just collects nearly all identified anecdotes about the unique Mets, it additionally comprises many tales by no means earlier than informed in print, in addition to checking out the myths and legends surrounding the group.

"A 12 months in Mudville" will make a superb addition to the gathering of any baseball fan in addition to someone who recalls and loves the unique Mets.

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