Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 1/13/13
Throughout their history, the Mets have been a franchise known for pitching. The annals of Mets pitching are sprinkled with ERA crowns, strikeout crowns, Cy Young winners, and excellent individual performances. After 8,019 games, they even have a no hitter. But for all of the Mets historical pitching success, there is a noted lack of offensive dominance. Specifically, and although there have been impressive individual seasons, the Mets have lacked many truly elite home run hitters that have had the majority of their success while in a Mets uniform. So who were the Mets best home run hitters? There are multiple ways to examine that question. One metric to use is total home runs. The table below lists the top 10 Mets career home run leaders: table.tableizer-table { border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial, monospace; font-size: 12px; border: 1px solid black border-collapse: collapse; border-spacing: 0; width: 300px; height: 2px; /* optional */ margin: 0 auto; /* centers */ } ...
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