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1973 NLCS: IN THE METS TRENCHES
Wayne Garrett, Don Hahn, Tug McGraw and other Mets talked strategy in the dugout during the 1973 NLCS. McGraw (no. 45) would pick up the save in Game 5, a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds that end ...
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A BUBBLY WAYNE GARRETT
Wayne Garrett was already looking cool and confident on a Florida little league field in this picture from the 1950s.
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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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ALL EYES ON WAYNE GARRETT IN ’73 NLCS
Wayne Garrett got plenty of plate appearances in the 1973 NLCS, leading the Mets with 23 at-bats. He contributed to the four-run, fifth-inning outburst in Game 5, hitting a double and scoring a run as ...
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BRINGING IT HOME
Tommie Agee was greeted by Wayne Garrett at the plate during the 1969 World Series. In Game 3, Agee hit a first-inning home run to get the Mets on the board early. They would go on to win over the Bal ...
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FANS RALLY BEHIND METS IN 1973 WORLD SERIES
Fans traveled from near and far to root for the Mets during the 1973 World Series. One banner showed the dedication of backers from Ardonia, New York. That support paid off at Shea Stadium, where the ...
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GARRETT GOING YARD IN ’73 WS
Wayne Garrett led all batters in the 1973 World Series with 2 home runs, hitting a longball each in Games 2 and 3. He hit 16 home runs during the regular season, good for second-best on the Mets.
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LATE-GAME MAGIC AGAINST A RIVAL
Facing a tough Phillies team in May 1976, the Mets pulled one out in the 9th as Wayne Garrett and Roy Stager had extra-base RBI hits off the Phillies closer (and former Met) Tug McGraw. The Mets went ...
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VINTAGE NO. 11 METS JERSEY
More than 30 Mets have suited up with no. 11 since 1962. Who may have worn this jersey? The Mets first put numbers on the front of their jerseys in 1965, so it's possible it belonged to Roy McMillan ( ...
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WAYNE GARRETT TOPPS CARD, 1970
The platoon system utilized by manager Gil Hodges saw rookie Wayne Garrett appear in 124 games for the Mets in 1969 at positions including 2B, 3B and SS. His first season was impressive, and Hodges ca ...