Former Mets pitcher Anthony Young passed away at the age of 51

Former MLB pitcher Anthony Young passed away on Tuesday at the age of 51. The New York Mets, Young’s primary MLB team, confirmed the news on Twitter and offered their condolences. Sadly, this was not unexpected news. In January, it was revealed that Young had an inoperable brain tumor. Turk Wendell was a teammate of Young with the Chicago Cubs and also spent time with him at Mets...
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June 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Mets Rewind: July 27

Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history: 1963: New York Mets released Jimmy Piersall. 1975: New York Mets released Cleon Jones. 1990: New York Mets traded Mike Marshall to the Boston Red Sox for Greg Hansell, Paul Williams and Ed Perozo. 2001: New York Mets traded Turk Wendell and Dennis Cook [...]
July 26, 2010  |  Discuss

Former Mets favorites reunite in Queens

Before the 2010 version of the Mets took on the Yankees on Friday night, the club welcomed back six players from that World Series team -- Hampton, John Franco, Benny Agbayani, Edgardo Alfonzo, Rick Reed and Turk Wendell.
May 21, 2010  |  Discuss

DWIPP: 7- Turk Wendell, 2001

7. Turk Wendell in 2001Wendell was quite the character. He insisted that the umpire roll the ball to him, rather than throw it. (...)
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March 25, 2009  |  Discuss

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