Mookie Wilson on Life, Baseball, and the 1986 Mets

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Mookie Wilson

New York Mets legend Mookie Wilson talks about being part of the Mets 1986 World Series Victory. When Mookie landed in Shea Stadium in 1980, the Mets were perennial in the shadow of the Yankees. But inspired by Mookie’s legendary hustle, they would soon become the toast of New York. Even when their off-field antics eclipsed their on-field successes, Mookie stayed above the fray. He writes about his adventures and victories in Mookie: Life, Baseball, and the ’86 Mets.