Most Mets fans have taken in a game or two at Shea, have seen the highlights of Game 6, and have heard the story of the '69 Miracle Mets. But only real fans realize that a smudge of shoe polish helped the team win their first world championship, know where the best place to sit in Shea's upper deck is, can recite the team's starting lineup in their inaugural season, or have visited the Mets Hall of Fame.
100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the New York Mets. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Tom Terrific or a recent supporter of Reyes, Wright, and the "New Mets," these are the 100 things every fan needs to know and do in their lifetime. Acclaimed author Matthew Silverman has collected every essential piece of Mets knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
As the Mets prepare to leave Shea for their new digs across the street at Citi Field, 100 Things will guide you through all the places to sit and see in the old ballpark before it goes the way of the dinosaur. Never watched a game from the loge or checked out the Diamond Club? 2008 marks your last chance, and 100 Things is your must-have guide to the do's and don'ts.
Whether you're a lifelong fan, a youngster following in his or her parents' footsteps, or the significant other of a diehard fan about to be adopted into the Mets family, 100 Things Mets Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the perfect how-to guide to being a real fan.
My husband enjoyed reading this book until the last chapter when he discovered there was an ending of another book instead. He is not very happy about this mishap. Read morePublished 13 months ago by JLHartz
Great read, full of mostly good times but a few bad. I definitey learned a few things about the years before my time as a Mets fan.Published on January 28, 2013 by Amazon Customer
If you would like an introduction to or refresher of the first 48 years of mets history this is for you. A good read and lots of fun.Published on May 2, 2011 by David Harding