Saturday, April 4, 2015

Two Days

1995 Upper Deck Minors #19

In just two days, the 2015 New York Mets season gets underway!  The Mets begin the six-month regular season marathon with a visit to the District of Columbia for the first of a three-game series versus the Washington Nationals.

Some notable Mets players and managers have worn the No. 2 throughout the history of the ball club, including fan favorites such as Marv Throneberry, Mackey Sasser and Bobby Valentine.  One guy who never wore the No. 2 for the Mets was Rey Ordonez... yet there you see him above.  Yes, I cheated a tad, as Rey wore that number for the Single-A St. Lucie Mets, while he wore 0 and 10 for the big club.  Hey, it's my blog, I'm allowed to cheat a little bit, right?

Added Knowledge:  Ordonez won three straight National League Gold Gloves from 1997 to 1999.


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