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Amazin Bracket: (8) Ron Darling vs. (9) Lenny Dykstra

(8) Ron Darling – Won 99 games as a member of the Mets. Was top five in Rookie of the Year and Cy Young voting. One time All-Star and Gold Glover. Had a 1.53 ERA in the 1986 World Series winning a pivotal Game 4. After his playing career was over returned to the Mets organization as a member of the famed GKR booth in SNY broadcasts.

(9) Lenny Dykstra – Emerged as an everyday player in 1986, and he had a great postseason which included his hitting the first ever walk-off homer in Mets postseason history. Known as Nails and loved for his hard nosed attitude and play. The Mets trading him to the Phillies was reviled at the time and proved to be one of the worst in team history.

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