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Numbers Don't Lie: Mets
Numbers Don't Lie: Mets

Numbers Don't Lie: Mets

The Biggest Numbers in Mets History
By Russ Cohen, By Adam Raider, Foreword by Howard Johnson

Numbers Don't Lie

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224 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

ISBN 9781629370842

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Jun 2015)

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Overview

Numbers Don't Lie: Behind the Biggest Numbers in Mets History details the numbers every Mets fan should know by heart. Authors Russ Cohen and Adam Raider tell the stories behind the most memorable moments and achievements in Mets history, including 6: the number of Gold Gloves Keith Hernandez earned in his career; 480: the distance in feet Tommy Agee's home run traveled on April 10, 1969; and 696: the record number of at bats Jose Reyes had in in 2005 to set a franchise record. With dozens of entries that span more than a half-century of Mets magic, this resource is an engaging, unique look back at the history of one of baseball's most entertaining franchises.

Author Biography

Russ Cohen is a sports journalist whose work has appeared in numerous places, including on FoxSports.com and NHL.com. He is the author of Baseball's Best Rookies, Strike Three, and The Winter Classic: The NHL's Savior. He lives in Glassboro, New Jersey. Adam Raider is a writer and a former columnist and contributing editor for New England Hockey Journal and author of Frozen in Time: The Minnesota North Stars. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut. They are the coauthors of 100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. Howard Johnson was a two-time All-Star and a two-time World Series champion in his 13-year career.

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ISBN 9781633192072

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Press Releases

Numbers Don’t Lie: The Biggest Numbers in New York Mets History

By Russ Cohen and Adam Raider / Foreword by Howard Johnson

 

Contact: Olivia Aguilar, Triumph Books, 312.676.4238, o.aguilar@triumphbooks.com

 

The Mets have a rich history that dates back to 1962 when they replaced the Dodgers and Giants in New York. Along with their dynamic past, the lifelong fans know more than just trivia… they know every number and meticulous detail associated with the Mets. From knowing the number of Gold Gloves Keith Hernandez has earned, to the number of Felix Millan’s strike-outs, there is more than half a century of Mets magic for fans to learn.

 

Longtime sportswriters Russ Cohen and Adam Raider have collected every number New York Mets fans need to know in Numbers Don’t Lie: The Biggest Numbers in New York Mets History (Triumph Books, June 2015). Fans can learn the distance in feet Tommy Agee’s home run traveled on April 10, 1969, or how many years Bob Murphy was the “Voice of the Summer” for the Mets. Highlights of the book include:

 

  • “Did you know?” sidebars with interesting facts, such as the true origin of the knuckleball
  • Need-to-know stats about every player from Tom Seaver to David Wright
  • A foreword by former Mets switch-hitting third baseman, Howard Johnson
  • Hear all about Wally Backman’s .989 fielding percentage

 

A unique look at the numbers behind the Mets franchise, Numbers Don’t Lie: The Biggest Numbers in New York Mets History is the perfect book for fans who want to know it all. This is a can’t-miss book for Mets enthusiasts who know all the words to “Meet the Mets” and love memorizing trivia about their beloved team.

 

About the Authors:

Russ Cohen is a sports journalist whose work has appeared in numerous places, including on FoxSports.com and NHL.com. He is the author of Baseball's Best Rookies, Strike Three, and The Winter Classic: The NHL's Savior. He lives in Glassboro, New Jersey.

 

Adam Raider is a columnist and author of Frozen in Time: The Minnesota North Stars. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut. 

 

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