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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Paul O'Neill: Straw is wrong about '86 Mets

By Andrew Marchand

We have updated the original story after speaking with Paul O'Neill.

Check it out here.

Here is the money quote from O'Neill:

“They were very good,” O’Neill said. “I couldn’t sit back and go player-by-player. I think the ’98 team had much more depth. We had a couple of World Series under our belts, too. We were seasoned to that point. The ’86 Mets were just a great team. They won just one World Series, right?”

O'Neill's question at the end was not mocking. He legitimately was asking.