On 05/17/96, Bill***hardt quoted All: Re: Mets vs Yankees.
c-> > I must have missed the Yankess winning their division by 20 some odd >
c-> Well, as Mitchell pointed out, the Yanks over the 80s did have the best
c-> record in baseball. They weren't exactly chopped liver, any more than the
c-> Mets were a dominating team over an extended period of time.
I think a better way to judge the Mets and Yanks in the 80's is to split up
the 80's into two halves from 1980-84 the Yankees were clearly the better
team. However from 84 on the Mets won 90 games a year while the Yanks started
to go downhill.