When Was the Last Time the Mets Went to the World Series?

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It’s not quite the same kind of drought as the Chicago Cubs, but it’s been a while since the New York Mets last went to the World Series.

15 years, in fact. The last time the Mets appeared in the Fall Classic was in 2000, when Mike Piazza, Edgardo Alfonzo and Co. led Bobby Valentine’s squad past the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS. They would come up short in the World Series, though, falling to the New York Yankees in the famous Subway Series, four games to one.

You’d have to go all the way back to 1986–29 years ago–to find the last time the Mets were victorious in the World Series. Certain Boston Red Sox fans may remember that series–or they may have blocked it from their memory completely because of this:

That forced a Game 7, which the Mets would go on to win. It was their second title in team history after winning in 1969 against the Baltimore Orioles.

Here’s a complete look at all of the Mets’ postseason results:

Mets Postseason History

2015: World Series vs Kansas City Royals/Toronto Blue Jays (0-0)

2006: Lost NLCS to St. Louis Cardinals (4-3)

2000: Lost World Series to New York Yankees (4-1)

1999: Lost NLCS to Atlanta Braves (4-2)

1988: Lost NLCS to Los Angeles Dodgers (4-3)

1986: Won World Series vs. Boston Red Sox (4-3)

1973: Lost World Series to Oakland Athletics (4-3)

1969: Won World Series vs. Baltimore Orioles (4-1)



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