Ed Odeven Reporting

5121s7guihL._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_Wayne Coffey’s new book

By Ed Odeven
TOKYO (July 17, 2019) — There are numerous 50th anniversary Man On The Moon remembrances this month, commemorating the first time that the Apollo 11 mission astronauts walked in outer space.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Amazin’ Mets’ journey to the top, and several books have been written to highlight the feats of the 1969 New York Mets. This interview highlights one of them.

Veteran sports journalist and author Wayne Coffey brings his time-tested skills as a gifted interviewer and chronicles of sports history to his latest book, “They Said It Couldn’t Be Done: The ’69 Mets, New York City, and the Most Astounding Season in Baseball History.”

The book, which checks in at 304 pages in its hardcover format, was published by Crown Archetype in March.

During his prolific career as a writer, Coffey covered 12 Olympics and…

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