During Sandy Alderson's seven-season tenure as general manager in Queens, the Mets have employed only one manager. And although there has been limited coaching turnover during that span, only one of those changes occurred during a season.
In fact, the last time the Mets made an in-season managerial move, it came via an infamous 3 a.m. ET announcement back in the summer of 2008, when Willie Randolph, Rick Peterson and, for the trivia buffs, Tom Nieto all were ousted during Omar Minaya's tenure as GM.
With nearly a quarter of the season now complete and the Mets five games under .500, the question may soon arise whether Terry Collins will emerge on the hot seat.
That would seem nonsensical, though, for these five reasons...