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Encyclopedia > Meet the Mets

"Meet the Mets" is the fight song of the New York Mets of the National League. A fight song is a primarily sports term, referring to a song associated with a team. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Mets Stadium (Planned Opening 2009) Shea Stadium (1964-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1986 â€¢ 1969 NL Pennants (4) 2000 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 East Division titles (4) 1988 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1969 Wild card berths... This article refers to the American baseball league. ...


The song first appeared in 1962, heralding the return of National League baseball to New York City. It was written in 1961 by Ruth Roberts and Bill Katz. A modernized version was recorded in 1984. See also: 1961 in sports, other events of 1962, 1963 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Fireball Roberts won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Joe Weatherly Indianapolis 500 - Rodger Ward USAC Racing - Rodger Ward won the season championship Formula One Championship - Graham... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ...


"Meet the Mets" has also been featured in a This is Sportscenter commercial starring Mr. Met as well as on Seinfeld and Everybody Loves Raymond. This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical television commercials run by ESPN to promote their SportsCenter sports news show. ... Mr. ... Seinfeld was an American television situation comedy set in New York City that ran from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. ... Everybody Loves Raymond, sometimes referred to in the abbreviated form Raymond, was a popular and long-running American sitcom that was produced from 1996 to 2005 and broadcast on CBS. The show revolved around the life of Ray Barone, a Newsday sportswriter from Lynbrook, Long Island who lives with his...


As of the 2006 season, the instrumental of the original version introduces Met games on WFAN and is used for lineup rundowns during home games on SportsNet New York, while part of the 1984 update opens WFAN's "Mets Extra" pre- and post-game shows. WFAN (660 kHz. ... SportsNet New York, also known as SNY, is a New York City-based sports cable network which airs in the New York metro area and nationwide via satellite. ...


 
 

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