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NY Mets News: A growing hole in left field that needs an answer

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JULY 06: Dominic Smith #22 and Jeff McNeil #6 of the New York Mets celebrate after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on July 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Who is the most legendary left fielder in baseball history? It’s kind of a trick question. It might be the one position on the field we don’t really think of linking to a particular player. Center field has an abundance of all-time greats as does right field. While the New York Mets have had their share of talented left fielders, those days appear to have passed us by.