Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14
As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, earlier this month Total Mets: The Definitive Encyclopedia Of The New York Mets First Half-Century was released by Triumph books, and written by Associated Press reporter David Ferry.  This is not to be confused with a couple of publications titled Total Mets from the now defunct Total Sports Publishing, whom in official cooperation with MLB at the time produced specific team offshoots of their Total Baseball encyclopedia in 1997, and in pocketbook sized form in 2000. This latest addition to the Mets reference bookshelf is a hefty tome, clocking in at over 730 pages, and features all the usual suspects of a sports reference book.  First up, is a year by year chronicle with full basic hitting and pitching stats for the seasons.  Naturally as this book was in production, it had to end at 2011, so Johan Santana pitching the first no-hitter in team history, as well as R.A. Dickey’s amazing season are not mentioned.  Santana, pitching at Cit...
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