Turning Two

Turning Two

My Journey to the Top of the World and Back With the New York Mets

Book - 2012
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"When the Mets celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 1986 championship team, one man received thunderous applause when he was introduced as the only man in uniform for BOTH of the Mets' title teams. Bud Harrelson, an All-Star, Gold Glove shortstop, anchored the infield of the 1969 "Miracle Mets" and played in two World Series. After retiring as a player, Harrelson joined the Mets as a third base coach and was there for all the memorable events from the storied 1986 season, including the team's unforgettable Game 6 comeback against the Boston Red Sox. A scrawny "everyman" as a player and throwback to the pre-steroid era, Harrelson also recounts his legendary fight with Pete Rose in the 1973 playoffs with the Reds, as well as his memories of Casey Stengel, Gil Hodges, Tom Seaver, Willie Mays, Keith Hernandez, and the many other legendary players he played with and against in his long career"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: re04 : Thomas Dunne Books, 2012
ISBN: 9780312662400
Branch Call Number: 92 H2356t 2012
Characteristics: xii, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Pepe, Phil


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