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FRAZIER AND THE SPIRIT OF ’76
Mr. Met was really feeling the Spirit of ’76! The beloved big-headed mascot adopted a patriotic pose for the 1976 Mets Press-Radio-TV Guide. New manager Joe Frazier struck a pose of his own, having re ...
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SEAVER’S NL CENTENNIAL PILLBOX HAT
The Mets were one of five teams that sported pillbox hats during the 1976 season in honor of the National League’s centennial anniversary. Perhaps the hat gave Tom Seaver good luck in that All-Star se ...
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LATE-GAME MAGIC AGAINST A RIVAL
Facing a tough Phillies team in May 1976, the Mets pulled one out in the 9th as Wayne Garrett and Roy Stager had extra-base RBI hits off the Phillies closer (and former Met) Tug McGraw. The Mets went ...
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BICENTENNIAL METS, 1976
The Mets joined the bicentennial festivities with a colonial-themed Mr. Met on the cover of the 1976 yearbook. The players provided the fireworks that season: Tom Seaver led the league in strikeouts, ...