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The Making of a World Series Champion: 1986 New York Mets

Published by on May 17, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

While reviewing the Mets transactions during the 80s, I couldn't believe the abundance of trades that favored the Mets during that period. Between the trades and the successful draft picks, Frank Cashen turnaround a fallen club and created a World Series Champion. Hired by Nelson Doubleday in 1980, Cashen's first move was to hire a well known PR company to change the team's perception. The hired company was behind "The Magic Is Back" slogan which aired on commericals, showing past stars. This slideshow will take a look at the starters who formed the '86 Mets and list how they were obtained. Hope you enjoy. ...

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