The New York Mets claim the eighth spot in FanWide’s Top 10 Baseball Teams competition. As a New York team in the country’s largest market, the Mets are often at the center of attention. Expectations always run high, but the Mets always do their best to deliver. The Mets, and their fans, do what they can to compete with the crosstown rival Yankees, the competitive NL East, and the rest of the league.
Coming into the 2019 season, many predict big things for the Metropolitans. Led by ace right handers Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard as well as young star outfields Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo, the Mets came into the offseason with an already talented roster. However, the blockbuster acquisition of former Yankees star second baseman Robinson Cano and shutdown closer Edwin Diaz might be enough to put the Mets over the top. Combine that with a promising farm system led by first baseman Peter Alonso, who may well be coming to Queens this season, and the Mets have a chance to contend. 2019 may even be the season Tim Tebow makes his long-anticipated MLB debut. The Mets and their fans are hopeful that this year may be the year a World Series trophy comes back to New York.
Teams were evaluated in 9 different categories (visit this blog post to see the methodology). The Mets graded out as follows:
|Fan Clubs (FanWide)||107||7|
|World Series Wins since 1903||2||15|
|Playoff Series Wins since 2000||5||11|
|Wins (last 5 years)||403||14|
|All Stars (Last 5 years)||8||24|
|National Games Televised (This Year)||10||7|
|Attendance (Average Last 3 Years)||32468.14||10|
|Forbes Value (in billions)||2.1||6|
|Total Social Media Followers (Millions)||3.306||13|
Top 10 so far:
8. New York Mets
Fan Clubs: 107 (7th)
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