The 50 Biggest Fails in New York Mets History

#26. Joe Torre's Mets Managerial Stint

Date: 1977 - 1981

It wasn't Joe Torre's fault. Not entirely, anyway. The Mets of the late '70s and early '80s were a truly dismal team, and Torre had never managed before. But still, you'd think a future Hall-of-Fame manager could have done better than 100-plus games under .500 over five seasons. Or at least managed to get them over .500 once. Nope.

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