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UP-AND-COMERS IN ’67
In 1967, the team’s Press-Radio-TV Guide listed the spring roster, including the names of a few pitchers who would have a major impact on the club in years to come: Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman and Nolan ...
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CHARLES IN CHARGE
Ed Charles closed out his MLB career as a Met, bringing a veteran presence to the team during their run to the postseason. It’s possible he wore these cleats in 1969, when he played the hot corner in ...
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THE PROMISE OF A NEW SEASON
The 1967 Mets lined up during spring training for a posed team photograph. Although New York went 61-101 that season, some young players started to show promise. Tom Seaver, who was named NL Rookie of ...
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ONE FOR THE ROAD
Veteran pitcher Don Cardwell wore this road jersey when he joined the Mets in 1967. He recorded a 5-9 record that season and led the pitching staff with 3 shutouts.
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KRANEPOOL SWINGS STRONG IN SUMMER ’67
By 1967, Ed Kranepool was a team veteran with five seasons of experience as a Met. A scorebook showed his offensive production that summer. From June 9 to July 21, Kranepool batted .281 with 34 hits, ...
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KEEPING UP WITH JONES IN 1967
Outfielder Cleon Jones had regular plate appearances in 1967. He put up a hot hitting streak in late June, getting at least one hit in games from June 21 to 29. He finished the season with 101 hits.
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BUD BREAKS OUT IN ’67 STAT BOOK
After cups of coffee in 1965 and 1966, Bud Harrelson became a regular for the Mets in 1967. New York Daily News reporter Dick Young wrote of Harrelson in spring training: “[Manager] Wes Westrum thinks ...
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HOUSTON, WE HAVE A METS DOUBLEHEADER
The Mets suffered a tough 8-0 shutout to the Houston Astros in the first game of a doubleheader at home. Jerry Koosman, who had a cup of coffee with the Mets that season, picked up his first career lo ...
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SCOREBOOK SHOWS METS STREAK OF ’67
With a 8-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on the road, the Mets won their fifth consecutive game for the longest win streak of the season. Longtime Mets employee Matt Winick recorded the 8 runs an ...
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METS POST A WILD WALK-OFF WIN
Longtime Mets employee Matt Winick tallied a comeback 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of a doubleheader at home. Down 4-2 after six frames, the Mets scored a run in each of the ...