Once Upon a Time in Queens
by: Nick Davis
A four-color celebration of the New York Mets’ iconic World Series championship, with oral history-style text throughout and a new foreword by Jimmy Kimmel. October 2021 will mark the 35th anniversary of the 86 Mets’ World Series win. ESPN will be airing a multi-part 30 for 30 documentary series on the subject, which will also be produced by ESPN Films, Jimmy Kimmel, Cousin Sal Iacono, and Major League Baseball and directed by Nick Davis. The show will feature never-before-seen footage, as well as remembrances from almost all of the key players. This tie-in book will be an oral history with new contributions from Keith Hernandez, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Lenny Dykstra, and many others. Also included will be unique photographs of the team and the era. A foreword by Kimmel, discussing what the Mets and their triumph means to him, will round out this fantastic package. The perfect gift for baseball fans and New Yorkers alike!