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O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN!
Keith Hernandez was named the franchise’s first captain in 1987. He wore the “C” on his uniform from that season until 1989. Hernandez proved his worth in his first year as captain, leading the team i ...
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YOU COULD ALWAYS COUNT ON KEITH
Keith Hernandez dug into the box for his final at-bat of the game against the Chicago Cubs on September 15, 1987. Facing a full count, Hernandez connected on a strike, sending a hard-hit bouncer to th ...
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HERNANDEZ’S 1987 GOLD GLOVE
Keen fielding by 1B Keith Hernandez earned him a Gold Glove in 1987, one of six he received as a Met. Hernandez recorded 149 assists that season, tied for most in his career.
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RINGING IN ’87
A picture speaks a thousand words, and the World Series ring depicted on the cover of the 1987 Mets media guide said all that needed to be said about the amazing 1986 season.
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METS POSTER TIPS THE CAP TO MILLIONS OF FANS
New York City loves the Mets! In the year after a World Series championship, Shea Stadium saw a record 3 million fans pass through during the 1987 season. Fans were treated to more great baseball that ...