30 years ago, Doc Gooden made his big-league debut

It’s been 30 years since Dwight Gooden took mound for his first start for the Mets.

Geoffrey Gray documents Gooden’s rise and fall, and the influence his father had on his career >> Read more at Sports on Earth.

Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer

This is a terrific post by Gray. If you’re a Gooden fan, and if you’re reading MetsBlog I assume you are, make time to read Gray’s story. The writing about Doc’s mom and dad is unique and interesting, to say the least. Great stuff…