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Generation K all over again… hopefully with better results

The mid 90s saw a phenomenon in the making: 3 young pitchers in the same system, all with huge up sides. They were dubbed Generation K with the popular Generation X connotation of the youth at that time. The answers to Mets fans prayers and an answer to the Dwight Gooden days of the 80s: they were Bill Pulsipher, Jason Isringhausen, and Paul Wilson. Unfortunately, things didn’t...
Via NYMetsLife
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

No Hitters Over The Years By (Binghamton) Mets Pitchers

There has been a lot of talk this season about the ‘no-hitter’ and lack of one by a pitcher in a New York Mets uniform.  Ex-Mets minor leaguer Phil Humber tossing a perfect game on Saturday will only help fuel the conversation that the Mets history books are devoid of a no-no.  However, while the New York Mets have never experienced the thrill of having one of their own throw...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets pitching prospects need nickname

The spectre of Generation K hangs over everything. We live in a society that wants to name everything. But so far there has been no defining nickname for the quartet of young pitching prospects – Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey, Jenrry Mejia and Zack Wheeler – that the Mets are counting on to lead their resurgence in the second half of the decade. It is as if everyone is afraid...
March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Lets Hope This Version Of Generation K Works Out Better Than The First

Generation K 1.0 - Jason Isringhausen, Paul Wilson, Bill Pulsipher Back in spring 1995, Generation K was going to change everything for the Mets , a downtrodden club known three years earlier as “The Worst Team Money Could Buy” that went on to lose 103 games in 1993. Jason Isringhausen , Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson were supposed to be the saviors, just like Dwight Gooden and...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Pulsipher Retires, Takes Over as Winnipeg Pitching Coach

Here is some of the first news from independent baseball in 2012. Former Mets prospect Bill Pulsipher has finally hung up his spikes after spending 18-years in professional baseball. Last season, he was with Somerset in the Atlantic League, where he went 3-6 with an ERA of 4.00 in 18 starts. The former member of Generation K told me during an interview last summer that he was looking...
Via Mike Silva's New York Baseball Digest
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

One journey ends, a new one begins: Bill Pulsipher becomes Winnipeg Goldeyes pitching coach

Bill Pulsipher was one of the most highly touted Mets prospects in their history.  The Mets drafted Pulsipher in the second round of the 1991 draft (66th overall). That draft year might bring up some memories as this was the year Brien Taylor was drafted number one by the New York Yankees. Taylor is now known for being one of the biggest MLB draft busts in history.  Unfortunately...
Via The GM's Perspective
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Which Of Our Top Pitching Prospects Are You Most Excited About?

The big three pitching prospects that we have looming down in the minors gives me an eerily familiar feeling. Haven’t we heard this before?  Does “Generation K” and the names of Jason Isringhausen, Bill Pulsipher and Paul Wilson ring a bell?  This was supposed to be our home grown trio of Superstars in the 90′s. These were the guys who were supposed lead us to a World...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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