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Hometown Hero: Willie Mays as a Met
Giants legend Willie Mays returned to New York City as a Met to finish his long MLB career, capping it off in the 1973 postseason. Mays had played for the New York Giants for six seasons before the te ...
Jerry Grote Eyes Pop-Up: 1973 World Series
Jerry Grote shed his mask in pursuit of a pop up hit by Oakland Athletic Jesus Alou during a game in the 1973 World Series. The Mets catcher started all seven outings of the Fall Classic, recording 67 ...
Jerry Grote Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Jerry Grote was the Mets’ starting catcher during most of his tenure from 1966 to 1977. He proved his durability by catching every inning of 20 postseason games in 1969 and 1973. Grote’s handling of t ...
Jerry Koosman Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Pitcher Jerry Koosman made his MLB debut with the Mets in 1967, joining a lowly team that was slowly building toward greatness. Alongside Tom Seaver in a strengthening starting rotation, Koosman helpe ...
Jerry Koosman Warm-Up Jacket: 1973
Jerry Koosman wore this warm-up jacket in 1973 as the Mets made another run for the postseason. He kicked off April with four straight wins, then won six of his final seven decisions at the end of the ...
John Milner at First Base in 1973 NLCS
John Milner kept a careful watch for pickoff throws during the 1973 NLCS against the Cincinnati Reds. As the Mets 1B, Milner recorded 37 putouts in the five-game series. He was also part of 3 double p ...
John Milner’s Defense in ’73 World Series ...
John Milner awaited the throw to force out an Oakland Athletic baserunner at first base during the 1973 World Series. Milner recorded 65 putouts during the seven-game Series.
Johnny Bench Makes Catch During 1973 NLCS
Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench got under a pop ball during the 1973 NLCS. The Mets were successful at greeting Bench at the plate during the series, outscoring the Reds in five games, 23-8.
Jon Matlack Pitches in 1973 World Series
Coming off a Rookie of the Year season in 1972, Jon Matlack started three games for the Mets in the 1973 World Series. He went 1-2 against the Oakland Athletics, posting a 2.16 ERA with 11 whiffs.
Ken Bosewell off the Bench During 1973 WS
Ken Boswell had an on-field conversation with Oakland Athletic Deron Johnson during the 1973 World Series. Boswell was successful as a late-inning PH in Games 1, 6 and 7, recording a hit in each at-ba ...