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1988 Mets Lords of the Rings Banner
Fans expressed their World Series hopes with a Lord of the Rings-themed poster on Emerson Banner Day at Shea Stadium. The Mets finished the 1988 season top of the NL East Division with a 100-60 record ...
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Emerson Banner Day: Mets Legacy at Shea
Since the expansion Mets debuted in 1962, the team has created traditions as storied as those of any ballclub. Fans recognized the Mets culture at Shea Stadium during an Emerson Banner Day event in 19 ...
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Emerson Banner Day: Vote for the Mets
Whatever your political affiliation, the Mets are a winning choice. Fans created a poster that played on the presidential election as part of Emerson Banner Day in 1988.
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Fans Pack Shea for Tom Seaver Day
More than 50,000 fans packed Shea Stadium for Tom Seaver’s number retirement ceremony prior to a game against the Atlanta Braves. His no. 41 was the third jersey retired by the Mets.
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Full Game: Mets Clinch NL East 1988
Two seasons after winning the World Series, the Mets were ready to get back to the playoffs. In fact, they weren’t just ready, they expected it: “We always knew we were going to win [the NL East],” sa ...
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Gary Carter Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Eleven-time All-Star catcher Gary Carter joined the Mets at a crucial time. Traded by the Expos for four Mets players in 1984, his hitting, catching and leadership made Carter the final piece in the p ...
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Mets Fans at Seaver’s Number Retirement
“The Franchise” thrilled Mets fans for 12 seasons with a National Baseball Hall of Fame career. It was fitting that Tom Seaver’s no. 41 would be retired on Tom Seaver Day at Shea Stadium.
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Retired Met: Tom Seaver’s Number Retired
Tom Seaver became the first player in franchise history to have his number retired by the Mets for his achievements as a player. (Gil Hodges, whose number had previously been retired, had been both a ...
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Retiring Seaver’s No. 41 at Shea Stadium
The Mets retired Tom Seaver’s no. 41 on Tom Seaver Day, adding his number to the outfield wall at Shea Stadium. He became the third Met with the honor, along with no. 14 of player and manager Gil Hodg ...
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Retiring Tom Seaver’s No. 41
The Mets honored Tom Seaver during a day at Shea Stadium devoted to the franchise’s top pitcher, which included a ceremony to retire his no. 41.