About STERLING METS, L.P.
This team from Queens has twice been crowned king of baseball. Sterling Mets owns and operates the New York Mets professional baseball franchise, which joined
Major League Baseball
as an expansion club in 1962. After losing a record 120 games in its first season, the team earned the nickname "the Miracle Mets" when it toppled the
for the franchise's first World Series title in 1969. A second championship came in 1986 over the
Boston Red Sox
. The Mets faced the
New York Yankees
in the 2000 "Subway Series" but lost to the Bronx Bombers. CEO Fred Wilpon has controlled the Mets since 2002.