TITLE

Is Steinbrenner running the Mets, too?

AUTHOR(S)
Rosenthal, Ken
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Sporting News;12/16/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 50, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the baseball team New York Mets has traded first baseman Carlos Delgado, catcher Paul Lo Duca and free-agent closer Billy Wagner. One year after winning the bidding for righthander Pedro Martinez and center fielder Carlos Beltran, general manager Omar Minaya is delivering more star power to the Mets' new television network. As the baseball team New York Yankees can attest, the teams with the most individual talent don't always win. One reason the Mets need Delgado is center fielder Carlos Beltran hasn't proved he can carry a team.
ACCESSION #
19097261

 

Related Articles

  • The other side of the story. Bradley, Ken // Sporting News;1/5/2009, Vol. 233 Issue 1, p74 

    The article presents the views of baseball player Chipper Jones on some recent developments in the field of baseball. Jones says that, with the signing of baseball players Francisco Rodriguez and J.J. Putz by the baseball team New York Mets, it has become clear that bigger markets are crushing...

  • SUBWAY SERIOUS. Ebenkamp, Becky // Brandweek;10/30/2000, Vol. 41 Issue 42, p20 

    Presents the data collected by the Buzz Index of Yahoo! for baseball teams New York Mets and New York Yankees. Game score comparison between the two baseball teams in the 2000 Major League Subway Series; List of the top five players of the league.

  • Wagner already is playing country hardball. S.M. // Sporting News;3/31/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 13, p40 

    The article reports that the baseball team New York Mets has traded Billy Wagner. The Mets gave Wagner the four-year, $43 million contract. The team Philadelphia Phillies settled for Flash Gordon after losing out on Wagner, a development that can't be considered an upgrade. Wagner is coming off...

  • New York, New York. Powell, Shaun // Sporting News;06/15/98, Vol. 222 Issue 24, p10 

    Focuses on New York as the center of professional baseball in the United States. Significance of New York Mets and New York Yankees baseball teams to the state; Information on some baseball players.

  • Yankees top Mets in all-star selection. Henry, Marcus // New York Amsterdam News;7/8/2010, Vol. 101 Issue 28, p43 

    The article presents information on the players from the baseball teams New York Yankees and New York Mets, who will play in the all-star game in Anaheim, California in July 2010.

  • Do the big spending Mets think they're the Yankees? Henry, Marcus // New York Amsterdam News;8/31/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 36, p44 

    The article reports on the large spending baseball team New York Mets regarding its high payrolls in the United States. Mets have signed certain contracts with baseball players Pedro Martinez and Billy Wagner. The baseball team New York Yankees has been criticized for their large payroll...

  • Games: Will Leitch.  // New York;4/7/2014, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p11 

    The author offers insights on the performance and achievements of Major League Baseball (MLB) teams New York Yankees and New York Mets. He describes implications of missing the MLB playoffs for a team, noting how the Yankees opted to sign the best players and agents despite the high cost of new...

  • The Closer. Smith, Chris // New York;10/8/2007, Vol. 40 Issue 37, p32 

    The article reports on the failure of the Major League Baseball team the New York Mets to make the playoffs, while the New York Yankees made it to them. It also profiles New York Mets relief pitcher Billy Wagner, 36, who has strived unsuccessfully to make it to the World Series. After stints...

  • Confronted with bitter rivals, Yankees relish the challenge. Harris, Jaime C. // New York Amsterdam News;7/1/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 27, p44 

    Baseball team New York Mets showed little empathy in pounding the New York Yankees 9-3 last Saturday in the first game of the subway series after the scheduled opener was rained out on Friday. The anticipation and anxiety on Sunday was unique for a regular season match, even between teams for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics