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METS FACTS FROM ’66
The 1966 Mets Press-Radio-TV Guide had loads of useful facts for reporters covering the team, including the names of the only two remaining Mets from the Expansion Draft of 1961: Chris Cannizarro and ...
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ED’S THREADS FROM 1966
Ed Kranepool was a brand-new player for the brand-new Mets in 1962 when the 17-year-old got his first cup of coffee with the franchise. By the late 1960s, he’d become a mainstay of the dugout, playing ...
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IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL
Ed Kranepool was a Met for the long haul, debuting in the inaugural season of 1962 and retiring after 1979. He wore this flannel in 1966, when he led the Mets with 16 home runs.
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QUALITY ROAD WIN, 1966
RBI hits by Larry Elliot and Ron Swoboda in the 6th inning were the keys to the Mets’ 4-1 win over the Cubs at Wrigley on August 23, 1966. Cleon Jones homered in the 7th to put the game out of reach. ...
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GO-GO-GO METS, 1966
After spending the first four seasons in the cellar, the Mets hoped to begin climbing the ranks of the league standings in 1966. In the end, there was some improvement as they lost fewer than 100 game ...