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Pittsfield Mets
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Minor league affiliations
Previous classesShort-Season A
Previous leagues
New York–Penn League
Major league affiliations
Previous teams
Minor league titles
League titles 1 (1997)
Team data
MascotBoomer the Walrus (1994-2001)
BallparkWahconah Park

The Pittsfield Mets were a minor league baseball based in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and played their home games Wahconah Park. The team previously played as the Little Falls Mets from Little Falls, New York before an investment group organized by Michael T. Casey relocated the team to Pittsfield. The team played in the New York–Penn League, and were affiliated with the New York Mets from 1989 to 2000. In 2001 the team became the Pittsfield Astros when they began their affiliation with the Houston Astros. After the 2001 season, the club was relocated to Troy, New York and became the Tri-City ValleyCats.

Mike Tannenbaum, former General Manager for the New York Jets, was an intern for the Mets during the 1991 season.[1]

Notable alumni

The following is a list of Major League Baseball alumni that played for the Pittsfield Mets and Pittsfield Astros, with the year that they played with the club.


  1. ^ Herman, H. (2011, Sep 11). Tannenbaum recalls Pittsfield past. The Berkshire Eagle, pp. n/a.