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NY Mets Coach Terry Collins Named 2016 Double G Sports Coach of the Year


Going into his sixth year as manager for the New York Mets, Terry Collins has not only led the team to some of the biggest milestones in the franchises history during his term, but picked up a few for himself as well.

The last two seasons for the Mets have been recognized as arguably one the biggest comebacks for a team in major league baseball history. Most notable being the 2015 season where Collins led the team to capture both the National League East title and Eastern Division title, both being the first of Collins’ personal career as well. Going on to make an appearance in that seasons World Series against the Kansas City Royals, the Mets lost in the fifth game of the series. That was Collins’ first time as manager in a World Series.

During the 2016 season, the Mets started off strong early before leveling out in the following months. Making a huge comeback, they entered the post-season for one game against the San Francisco Giants. They lost the game 0-3.

Starting his managerial career with the Mets in 2011, Collins was appointed one of the coaches for the All-Star games in both 2012 and 2013 after the Mets earned at 46-40 record at the All-Star Break in 2012.

Other finalists for Coach of the Year included Patrick Vieira (New York FC), Jesse Marsch (New York Red Bulls) and John Hayes.

The New York Mets were also named Double G Sports’ Men’s Team of the Year and Most Improved Team of the Year.



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