New York Mets All-Time Lists

Mets most disappointing seasons in franchise history

By Sam Maxwell
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Mike Pelfrey
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 23: Mike Pelfrey /
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NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 06: Matt Harvey
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 06: Matt Harvey /

The 2017 New York Mets season has been extremely disappointing. Coming off of a World Series appearance in 2015 and a Wild Card game in 2016, we were expecting a lot more

This season has been so disappointing, in fact, that it is Matt Cerrone of MetsBlog’s most disappointing season to date:

“…I have seen previous teams lose more games playing worse baseball, and I’ve seen them bungle bigger individual moments.

I was demoralized watching a season fall apart during the final weeks of 2007, followed by similar pain in 2008, which coincided with the fall of Shea Stadium. However, in terms of the distance between expectations in spring and the reality on field in August, 2017 is the worst…”

I tweeted at Matt as to why, for me, 2009 was the most disappointing season I had ever experienced as a Mets fan, to which he responded:

All this talk, however, got me thinking… what are some of our writers most disappointing seasons as Mets fans? We already briefly compared this season to the 2009 season, but let’s take a deeper look.