Amazin': The Miraculous History of New York's Most Beloved Baseball Team
About the Book
From Tom Seaver to Gary Carter to Rod Kanehl, Ron Swoboda to Al Leiter, from the team’s inception to the current day, the New York Mets’ road to success has been a rutted and furrowed path. Now, with the help of New York Times bestselling author Peter Golenbock, the complete story of one of the most controversial teams in baseball history comes to life. From the voices of the men who experienced it firsthand, this compulsively readable account gives baseball fans the inside scoop on one of baseball’s most popular teams. This is the true story of a group of men that won the hearts and shattered the dreams of generations of fans.
Utilizing dozens of personal interviews with players, coaches, fans, sportswriters, and clubhouse personnel, AMAZIN' takes readers on a journey from their bumbling days as a new team in 1962 to their stunning World Championships in 1969 and 1986, through to today. In time for the 40th anniversary of the New York Mets, AMAZIN’ is the perfect gift for every baseball fan: A fascinating tale of a team rich with unforgettable personalities and wondrous stories both funny and poignant.