Frank Howard: Gil Hodges belongs in Hall of Fame

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Hodges’ candidacy for the Hall of Fame is always a passionate topic, as his combined accomplishments as a player and manager warrant strong consideration from the Veterans Committee. While Howard does not have a Hall of Fame vote, he is certainly in support for his induction.

via Frank Howard, former Mets manager still looms large in New York – New York Baseball History | Examiner.com.

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Mets release tentative 2015 Spring Training schedule

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METS ANNOUNCE 2015 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE

Spring Training Home Opener is Friday, March 6 vs. Detroit

Mets Host Red Sox on March 8 and the Yankees on March 22

Amazin’ Getaways Spring Training Packages Provide Fans Opportunity
to Watch Mets Games in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

FLUSHING, N.Y., October 27, 2014 – The New York Mets will open their 2015 Spring Training Grapefruit League schedule Wednesday, March 4 vs. the Atlanta Braves in Disney. The Mets first home game will be Friday, March 6 vs. the American League Central champion Detroit Tigers at 1:10 p.m. in Port St. Lucie, Fla. The Mets will play 33 exhibition games, including 15 home games at Tradition Field.

The Mets will host the Yankees in Port St. Lucie on Sunday, March 22 at 1:10 p.m. and will travel to Tampa to take on their cross-town rivals on Wednesday, March 25 at 1:05 p.m. The Mets will also play the Boston Red Sox Sunday, March 8 in Port St. Lucie at 1:10 p.m.

Manager Terry Collins’ team will play the NL East champion Washington Nationals six times, the NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals six times, the Miami Marlins six times, the Atlanta Braves four times, the Houston Astros, Tigers, Yankees and Red Sox twice and the Tampa Bay Rays once.

New York will close out their Spring Training schedule with two games vs. the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4.

Season and group tickets for Mets Spring Training games are on sale now by calling the Port St. Lucie Ticket Office at 772-871-2115. In addition, fans can purchase different ticket packages that include the Yankees game, Red Sox game or Opening Day. Single game tickets will go on sale Saturday, January 17 at 10 a.m. More information is available online at Mets.com, StLucieMets.com or by calling 772-871-2115.
The Mets today also announced the launch of the 2015 Amazin’ Getaways Spring Training packages with four departures from New York scheduled for March 6, March 13, March 20, and March 27. All packages include hotel accommodations, rental car and game tickets.
The March 20 and March 27 packages also include an exclusive pre-game brunch and Meet and Greet with a Mets player or coach. For more information about Amazin’ Getaways visit Mets.com/amazingetaways or call 718-577-5055.
The Mets will open their 2015 Major League season on Monday, April 6 at Washington and the Home Opener is Monday, April 13 vs. Philadelphia at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field. Mets single game tickets for the 2015 season will go on sale Friday, November 21 at 10 a.m. at Mets.com or by calling 718-507-TIXX.

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