Amazin' Again: How the 2015 New York Mets Brought the Magic Back to Queens

Amazin' Again: How the 2015 New York Mets Brought the Magic Back to Queens

By: Greg W. Prince (author)Hardback

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They were coming off a seemingly endless string of losing records. They were considered years away from legitimate contention. They were derided and disregarded as a matter of course. But in 2015 the New York Mets changed their course and changed their story. The result was the best kind of amazin'. Against all expectations, these Mets surged from the starting gate, hung tough when adversity threatened to overwhelm their budding chances, and fortified themselves for a stretch drive few could have foreseen. In short order, they proceeded to capture a division title, raise a pennant, and lay claim to the heart of their city. With an unforgettable cast of characters including Matt Harvey, David Wright, Jacob deGrom, Yoenis Cespedes, and Daniel Murphy, the tale of the 2015 National League champion New York Mets is told for the ages in Amazin' Again. Author Greg Prince--cocreator of Faith and Fear in Flushing, the blog that has distilled the heart and soul of Mets fandom for more than a decade--traces the trajectory of this championship season, from its roots in a long-ago amateur draft to its climax within the cauldron of Citi Field's first World Series. In between, Prince re-creates the emotions of a year that culminated in the Mets making New York their kind of town once again. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports--books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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About Author

Greg Prince is cocreator of the blog Faith and Fear in Flushing, the daily destination for "Mets fans who like to read" since 2005. His memoir of the same name--"an intense personal history of the New York Mets"--was published by Skyhorse in 2009 and continues to generate a passionate response among those who bleed orange and blue. He has written about baseball for the New York Times, Huffington Post, Yahoo! Sports, and; served as a consultant to the film The Last Play at Shea; and helped organize the New York Mets 50th Anniversary conference at Hofstra University. He lives in Baldwin, New York. Howie Rose has been a Mets broadcaster since 1987. He is also the television voice of the New York Islanders and previously broadcast games for the New York Rangers. He lives in Roslyn, New York.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781613219454
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9781613219454
  • weight: 457
  • ISBN10: 1613219458

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