The Ultimate Mets Trivia Quiz

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Last updated: October 14, 2019
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The # of games won by the Mets in 1962 (first year).
Caught the last out of the 1969 World Series to beat the Orioles in Game 5.
Cleon Jones
The other team that was brought in as an expansion along with the Mets.
Houston Colt 45s
The first team the New York Mets every played in 1962 (first year).
St. Louis Cardinals
1967 Rookie of The Year
Tom Seaver
Tom’s left-hand man
Jerry Koosman
Manager of the 1969 Mets
Gil Hodges
# of games won by the Mets in the 1969 regular season.
The Mets traded Seaver to this team in 1977.
Cincinnati Reds
The year Shea Stadium opened.
He hit the first home run at Shea Stadium. (Hint: Not a Met)
Willie Stargell
Replaced as Mets manager in 1972, after the previous manager tragically passed away.
Yogi Berra
Lost in the 1973 World Series to this team, and this many games. (Team, games in series)
Oakland Athletics, 7
The infamous quote originally said by Tug McGraw, that Mets fans still live by to this day.
”Ya Gotta Believe”
The Mets won the NL East division in 1973, with ONLY this amount of games won.
This 1B was traded to the Padres in 1977.
Dave Kingman
This high school phenomenon was selected #1 overall in the 1980 amateur draft by the Mets.
Darryl Strawberry
Two years later, this hard-throwing hurler was selected #5 overall in the 1982 draft by Mets.
Dwight Gooden
1983 ROTY and 1984 ROTY for the Mets. ( ______ and ______)
Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden
In 1985, the Mets acquired this superstar catcher from the Montreal Expos.
Gary Carter
The Mets beat this team in the 1986 NLCS in 6 games, the clinching game lasted this many innings.
Houston Astros, 16
Starting Pitcher for the Red Sox in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.
Roger Clemens
Starting Pitcher for the Mets in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.
Bob Ojeda
In Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, this superstar center fielder hit a homerun to give Boston the lead in the Top of the 10th inning. Made the score 4-3 Boston.
Dave Henderson
The score of Game 6 after the top of the 10th inning.
The first 2 batters that got out in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6. ( ______ and ______)
Wally Backman and Keith Hernandez
The next 2 batters that got on base in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6. ( ______ and ______)
Gary Carter and Kevin Mitchell
Scored the first Met run the in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6. Made the score 5-4 Boston.
Gary Carter
Scored the tying run for the Mets on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6.
Kevin Mitchell
Hit a routine ground ball to first that went under the first baseman's legs and in to right field for the game winner in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6.
Mookie Wilson
Scored the winning run on the E3 in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6.
Ray Knight
The First Baseman that committed the E3 in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6.
Bill Buckner
The relief pitcher who blew the save in the bottom of the 10th in Game 6.
Calvin Schiraldi
The relief pitcher who threw his glove high in the air after recording the final out for the Mets in Game 7 of the 1986 World Series.
Jesse Orosco
1986 World Series MVP for the Mets.
Ray Knight
This team was the next location of the Mets’ 1986 World Series MVP in 1987 due to contract disputes.
Baltimore Orioles
Mets backup catcher Ed Hearn was traded to the Royals in 1987, for this left handed pitching specialist.
David Cone
Mets lost the 1988 NLCS to this team in 7 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Mets traded these two members of the 1986 team to Philadelphia in 1993 for a few no-names. ( ______ and _______ )
Lenny Dykstra and Roger McDowell
As well in 1993, the Mets traded for this All-Star closer, who would eventually later on be named the Team Captain.
John Franco
The unprofessional idiot veteran the Mets signed in 1998, who they’re still paying until the year 2030.
Bobby Bonilla
The embarrassment 1996 Mets season was only highlighted by this switch-hitting catcher’s incredible All-Star year.
Todd Hundley
During the 1998 season, the Mets acquired this world-shocking power-hitting catcher who was drafted in the 62nd round in 1987.
Mike Piazza
This second baseman had a breakout season for the Mets in 1999, and could possibly go down as the greatest second baseman in Mets history.
Edgardo Alfonzo
The Mets lost the 2000 World Series to this team, and this many games. (Team, games in series)
The God Damn Yankees, 5
This player hit an emotional game-winning home run to left field vs. Braves in the first game played since the September 11th terrorist attacks in New York City.
Mike Piazza
The Mets signed many future busts in 2002, including this disappointing power hitting first baseman.
Mo Vaughn
In a span of about a calendar year in 2003-04, the Mets called up these two top prospects positioned at shortstop and third baseman. ( _______ and _______ )
Jose Reyes and David Wright
The Mets signed this All-Star outfielder in 2005, who led the Astros to 2 National League pennants, and later on in 2006 struck out looking for the final out the NLCS against the Cardinals.
Carlos Beltran
On the last game of the 2007 season, this pitcher capitalized the Mets blowing a 7.5 game lead with 17 games left by giving up 7 runs to the Florida Marlins to officially eliminate the Mets from playoff contention.
Tom Glavine
In 2008, the Mets signed this two-time Cy Young winner from this team. (player, team)
Johan Santana, Minnesota Twins
The Mets closed down Shea Stadium after the 2008 season, and the next year, they played their first season in this new Mets stadium.
Citi Field
In the 2011 offseason, the Mets brought in a new GM and team manager. ( _____ and _____ )
Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson
This shortstop from the Dominican Republic in 2011, became the first player ever to win the NL batting title for the Mets with a .337 batting average, beating out Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Jose Reyes
In 2012, the first no-hitter in Mets history was thrown by this left handed pitcher, who barely pitched after the no-hitter was thrown.
Johan Santana
At the end of the 2012 season, this starting pitcher became the first knuckleballer and the third Met to ever win a Cy Young award in his final season with the Mets at age 37.
RA Dickey
The Mets traded away their 2012 Cy Young winner along with Josh Thole to the Blue Jays for these two prospects that eventually became huge contributors in the future. ( _______ and _______ )
Noah Syndergaard and Travis D'Arnaud
This (at the time) Mets ace started for the National League in the 2013 All-Star Game, with the game being held at Citi Field.
Matt Harvey
In 2014, the Mets called up this right handed flamethrower who went onto to win the NL Rookie of The Year, and later on a Cy Young award in 2018. (Probably another Cy Young in 2019, still TBD)
Jacob deGrom
This local boy pitcher from Stony Brook, collected three hits in his MLB debut in 2015.
Steven Matz
The "no trade" for Carlos Gomez involved these two players from the Mets. ( _______ and _______ )
Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler
Less than 5 minutes left in the trade deadline, the Mets acquired this outfield slugger from the Tigers for only two minor league prospects. He would eventually carry the Mets past the Nationals and to a division title in 2015.
Yoenis Cespedes
In Game 2 of the NLDS in 2015, Chase Utley broke this young shortstop's leg on a dirty slide into second base.
Ruben Tejada
The Mets won the 2015 NLDS against this team and in this many games. (Team, games in series)
Los Angeles Dodgers, 5
In the 2015 NLCS, the Mets swept the Cubs with the help of this star second baseman and NLCS MVP.
Daniel Murphy
This pitcher blew 3 saves in the World Series against the Kansas City Royals in 2015. And would eventually have a 51 save season in 2016.
Jeurys Familia
In the 2018 offseason, the Mets traded Jay Bruce and Anthony Swarzak to the Mariners for Robinson Cano and this all star closer who was complete GARBAGE in 2019.
Edwin Diaz
At the 2019 trade deadline, the Mets traded for this star pitcher from the Blue Jays for two minor pitchers.
Marcus Stroman
In 2019, the Mets called up this top prospect from the Florida Gators, who would go onto break the all-time rookie record for homeruns with 53.
Pete Alonso
At the end of the 2019 season, the Mets fired this idiot mouse with an IQ of 12 from the managing position.
Mickey Callaway
Bryce Harper and this team finished in 4th place with 81 wins in 2019. (SAY IT WITH PRIDE, MARC!)
Philadelphia Phillies
Level 67
Jul 25, 2020
All the questions with two answers don't work. I'm not sure how you programmed the answers, but it won't take any of them. You should separate them into two questions each. Also, the editorializing about Mickey Callaway makes you like 15 years old. If you're close to that age, fine, I guess. But if you're not...maybe just ask some questions without all the commentary.