In Capturing Drama of the ’86 Mets, Videographers Were Left Captivated

Whether or not that is hyperbole, the video is more than a straightforward chronicle of a 108-victory regular season (the most games the Mets have ever won) followed by thrilling victories in the National League Championship Series against the Houston Astros and the World Series against the Boston Red Sox.

There are as many as a half-dozen music videos contained within the video, and a comic vignette featuring reliever Roger McDowell and infielder Howard Johnson explaining the intricacies of how to make the perfect hot foot, a prank popular with the team that involved setting a victim’s shoe on fire.

“We shot the hot-foot segment during a long rain delay,” Epstein said. “They were rolling that thing for 45 minutes. You couldn’t get away with doing that today — using…

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