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KRANEPOOL FLIES DURING ALL-STAR SEASON
Ed Kranepool was named an All-Star in 1965, the only time in his career. He earned the nod for his offensive production, when he led the Mets in hits (133), doubles (24) and batting average (.253) tha ...
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READ ALL ABOUT IT: 1965 METS
The media guide for 1965 lists a rookie pitcher named Frank McGraw, whose impressive season in the New York-Penn league had earned him a spot on the big league roster. Later known by his nickname “Tug ...
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A BANNER DAY FOR MR. MET
When the team rolled out Mr. Met in the early 1960s, Mets fans instantly gravitated to the cheery cartoon character. Mr. Met appeared in all sorts of baseball roles — as a batter, a pitcher, even some ...
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MEET THE METS, 1965
After an earlier debut to fans, Mr. Met earned a shout-out in the 1965 yearbook as “the most versatile little elf since Snow White met the Seven Dwarfs.” The lovable mascot kept rooters in high spirit ...