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WATCH: VINTAGE SEAVER
Enjoy clips from Tom Seaver’s MLB debut with commentary from the ace himself. Oh yeah, and enjoy Seaver’s haircut that made him look like the fifth Beatle.
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WATCH: KOOSMAN’S CURTAIN CALL
Take a peek at the steady southpaw who helped the Mets win the 1969 World Series. Jerry Koosman left his name all over franchise history, including the record books. In recognition of his contribution ...
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SWOBODA: ON PLAYING IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore native Ron Swoboda discusses his experience being in town as a Met during the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON PREPARING FOR “THE CATCH”
Ron Swoboda shares the practice routine that led up to his memorable diving catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON THE IMPACT OF “THE CATCH”
Ron Swoboda discusses the legacy of his incredible catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON HIS TRUSTY GLOVE
Ron Swoboda details the glove he used to make a diving grab in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SHAMSKY: THE LEGACY OF GIL HODGES
Art Shamsky talks about his manager Gil Hodges, who skippered the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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KRANEPOOL: ON SIGNING WITH THE METS
Although he grew up as a New York Yankees fan, Ed Kranepool explains his decision to sign with the Mets.
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SHAMSKY: GIL’S MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY
Art Shamsky discusses why Gil Hodges was a one-of-a-kind manager for the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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KRANEPOOL: REGARDING HIS ’69 WS HOME RUN
Ed Kranepool shares how it felt to hit a home run in Game 3 of the 1969 World Series.