Link: Kranepool gets donor

Former New York Mets first baseman Ed Kranepool is due to get a new kidney next month. Kranepool said the kidney transplant is coming from an anonymous donor.

Link: Dykstra sues Darling for libel, defamation

Lenny Dykstra has sued former teammate Ron Darling for defamation and libel on Tuesday, following through on his threat to file a lawsuit for claims Darling made about Dykstra in his new book.

Link: Recalling Gil Hodges, manager of 1969 World Series title

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the New York Mets first World Series title, the New York Times published a series of stories from the newspapers archives that tracks “how New York’s other team went from a bumbling franchise to World Series champions.”

Link: The Mets’ Magical, Mystical Year

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the New York Mets first World Series title, the New York Times published a series of stories from the newspapers archives that tracks “how New York’s other team went from a bumbling franchise to World Series champions.”

Link: The Uncommon Life of Hank McGraw

In an interview with the New York Post, Dwight Gooden shared his memories of the late Mets pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre.

Link: Mets legend reveals story behind catch

Ron Swoboda made The Catch to save the Miracle Mets in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series. The Mets won in the 10th inning on a throwing error and went on to capture their first world championship the next day, October 16, against the Orioles.