Centerfielder Curtis Granderson is all smiles.

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It’s official. The New York Mets have made it to the World Series. After dominating the Chicago Cubs during last week’s NLCS, the Mets have secured the national league title.

With Game 1 of the World Series happening tonight, we’ll be tuning in with the added bonus of some Major League eye candy. Whether you’re a loyal sports fan or just in it for the hot dogs and popcorn, what better way to get into the game than by learning more about some of the hottest players on the Mets roster?

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Daniel Murphy

When he’s not playing second base for the Mets, Daniel Murphy spends time with his wife Victoria and son Noah, who was born just last year.


Yoenis Céspedes

This Cuban born left fielder definitely has baseball in his blood. In fact, Yoenis Céspedes' mother, Estela Milanes, was a softball pitcher for Cuba in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games, while his father was a catcher for the Cuban National Baseball Team. 

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Matt Harvey

Considered one the Mets' star pitchers, Matt Harvey is a native of New London, Connecticut. Surprisingly, he was a huge Yankees fan growing up. In fact, according to Yahoo Sports, Harvey even attended Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium. 


Jeurys Familia

It looks like this Dominican born pitcher has a thing for Latinas. When asked to name his celebrity crush, Jeurys Familia said Shakira.

David Wright

Playing third base for the Mets since 2004, David Wright was named team captain in 2013 and given the nickname "Captain America" after his favorite super hero. Hm, we can sort of see the resemblance. 


Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard made his MLB debut in May 2015, after the Mets announced they would be adding him to the starting rotation. An article on wrote, "My first call was to my mother," said Syndergaard. "She said it was an awesome Mother's Day present. We teared up a little bit and then I called my dad." So adorable! 

Jacob deGrom

Making his debut with Mets this year, the rookie pitcher had a fantastic season. So good, in fact, Jacob deGrom is set to earn a reported $556, 875 this season. And if his recent performance is any indication of how he'll continue to play, he’ll be looking at an even bigger payday come 2018. Ain't nothing wrong with that!    


Curtis Granderson

The outfielder has been with Mets since 2013, though his career as a pro began far earlier, getting drafted by the Detrioit Tigers in 2002. Despite his obvious talent in baseball, Curtis Granderson once dreamed of playing in the NBA. He excelled at both sports while he attended Thorton Fractions South High School in Lansing, MI.

Lucas Duda

Lucas Duda has a fun side — or at least his teammates seem to think so. Fellow Mets players Curtis Granderson, John Mayberry Jr., and Dany Muno started a dedicated Instagram fan page for Lucas Duda (@wefollowlucasduda) earlier this year, which chronicles the many adventures of the Mets' first baseman.