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  1. As bad as 1962? What are the odds?

    Mark Simon

    The 1962 Mets set the standard for mediocrity with a 40-120 mark in the club's first season. What are the chances of the 2011 squad duplicating that? We asked the folks at Accuscore, who run mathematics-based simulations for the four major spor...

    Blog | April 21, 2011
  2. Pirates futility approaching Metsian levels

    Mark Simon

    Whatever your lot in life is, you don't want to be compared to the 1962/1963 New York Mets. But these 2010 Pirates are Metsian in a way that none have been recently. With 57 road losses, they are now just three defeats away from being the first te...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  3. Chance of a no-no tonight? Maybe for STL

    Mark Simon

    Matt Garza's no-hitter for the Rays on Monday night gives us only two teams left in the majors that haven't thrown a no-hitter. One of those is the Padres, who began play in 1969. The other is, of course, the Mets, established 1962, having play...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  4. Five facts about Mets twinbills

    Mark Simon

    Five things you may not have known about the Mets and doubleheaders ... 1. Doubleheaders are rare these days, but they used to be rather common in baseball. The 1962 Mets actually played 30 doubleheaders on the way to a 40-120 record. The 48th ...

    Blog | April 27, 2010