Lenny Dykstra is a changed man. Prison will sometimes do that. But here he talks about how he was able to see what’s important. We’re Almost There! Donate on Kickstarter and Help Make the ’86 Mets Movie a Reality ->
Strawberry – Met fans from Heather Quinlan on Vimeo.
Doc Gooden spoke candidly in his interview with us about everything from Tampa, to fastballs, to Joe McIlvane. He also talked about the turning point in ’86 when the game stopped being a game and became more like a job–leading to his decline as a player and as a person.
We’re just thrilled – take a look! An “inside scoop” on the lockers of the ’86 team.
We recently filmed Met poet Frank Messina performing at the Cornelia St Cafe, accompanied by the famed David Amram Quintet. Frank read On ’86 and “Playing” for the New York Mets, which you can see in all its glory in the below video! Frank Messina the Mets Poet from Heather Quinlan on Vimeo.
Writer Paul Auster, famous for the films Smoke and Blue in the Face, is also a Met fan who watched Game 6 with his friend Bill Corbett, a Sox fan. They’re still friends. We interviewed them last week where they shared their thoughts on the game as well as what makes baseball a literary sport.
Shelly Palmer, writer and producer of the ’86 Mets theme song, Let’s Go Mets! (or Let’s Go Mets Go!, depending on your preference), talks about why the first day of shooting the video did not go as planned.
Met fans still debate why the ’86 team did not become the dynasty that everyone predicted. Was it because Frank Cashen wanted a genteel ballclub? Did the players burn out? Was it just not in the cards? In the second clip from our Jeff Pearlman interview, he talks about how trading Kevin Mitchell for Kevin […]
Jeff Pearlman, author of The Bad Guys Won, talks about the most valuable player on the New York Mets. And it’s not Carter, Hernandez, or even Ray Knight.