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A HEARTY HANDSHAKE IN THE DUGOUT
Ken Boswell shook hands with Wayne Garrett during a 1969 postseason game. Both slugged well in the three-game NLCS against the Atlanta Braves: Boswell hit a pair of home runs, while Garrett added one ...
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GIVING IT A LITTLE EXTRA
Game 4 was the only match in the 1969 World Series that went to extra innings, and the Mets prevailed with a 2-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles at home. In the 10th inning, Rod Gaspar scored on a thro ...
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IN A PINCH
Rod Gaspar was called up to the Mets in 1969 after a couple seasons in the minor league system. As a pinch runner, he scored the tenth-inning winning run in Game 4 of the World Series.
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IN GOOD COMPANY
The 1969 Mets won the World Series through great teamwork. The Series featured key efforts from multiple players, including Al Weis's ninth-inning RBI single to win Game 2, Tommie Agee's stellar outfi ...
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JONES: THE ’69 WS CELEBRATION AT SHEA
Cleon Jones discusses the madness at Shea Stadium after he made the final out of the 1969 World Series.
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ROD GASPAR TOPPS CARD, 1970
Rookie Rod Gaspar appeared in 118 games for the Mets in 1969, plus six in the postseason. Gaspar's rise to the Big Leagues was so quick that Topps likely didn't have time to get a 1969 card printed fo ...