Gil Hodges Greets Mets Fans: 1969
Fans were thrilled by their favorite 1960s Mets players, but they were also fond of manager Gil Hodges. A former Mets 1B himself, Hodges led his scrappy team through a miracle 1969 season that was puncutated with a World Series championship. Mets faithful were eager for his autograph during that storied season.
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