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Good as Gold

Kudos to David Wright and Carlos Beltran.

Most Gold Gloves
Mets History

Keith Hernandez 6 (1B)
Rey Ordonez 3 (SS)
Carlos Beltran 2 (OF)
Tommie Agee 1 (OF)
David Wright 1 (3B)
Bud Harrelson 1 (SS)
Doug Flynn 1 (2B)
Robin Ventura 1 (3B)
Ron Darling 1 (P)

Some interesting minutiae

* Tommie Agee was the first Mets Gold Glove winner (1970), winning in the same year in which he had a walk-off steal of home.

* Keith Hernandez had one more Mets Gold Glove (6) than he had walk-off RBI (5).

* Rey Ordonez had as many Mets walk-off hits as he had Gold Gloves (3).

* Doug Flynn is the only position player on this list not to have had a walk-off hit for the Mets.

* Ron Darling allowed a walk-off home run the year after he won the Gold Glove (he won in 1989). It was the only walk-off allowed by Darling in his Mets career.

* Hernandez, Ordonez, Ventura, Beltran, and David Wright all had walk-off hits in years in which they won a Gold Glove. Hernandez and Beltran are the only ones with a Mets walk-off home run in a year in which they won a Gold Glove.

True Metriguezs know... No Mets Gold Glove winner has ever been asked to change positions...yet.


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