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GAME-USED LA PRIMERA SERIE BALL, 1996
The Mets and the San Diego Padres met in the three-game La Primera Serie in Monterrey, Mexico in August 1996. This ball was used in the series, when the Mets fell, 2-1. They would travel again in 2000 ...
BALL FROM FIRST MLB SERIES IN MEXICO
MLB went south to Monterrey, Mexico, for the first time with the 1996 La Primera Serie. This ball was used in the three-game affair, which the Mets lost to the San Diego Padres, 2-1. In the first game ...
HUNDLEY’S HOME RUN SEASON
Todd Hundley made history when he used this bat to crush a three-run homer to deep right field at Shea Stadium on September 14, 1996. It was his 41st longball of the season, the most by any catcher in ...
KENT LEADS EXERCISE FOR YOUNG METS FANS
To play like a Met, you need to train like a Met. Jeff Kent led a stretching exercise at a Sports Channel event at Grand Central Station. The infielder batted .290 in 89 games before he was traded mid ...
LINING UP FOR METS TICKETS, 1996
In the days before fans could purchase tickets online from the comfort of home, they stood in queues in front of ticket booths. These fans sought tickets during a 1996 season when Todd Hundley hit a f ...
FANS LOOK FORWARD TO THE ’96 SEASON
A pair of Mets fans scored advance tickets for the upcoming 1996 season. Which games did they attend? There’s a chance they saw one of the 10 exciting walkoff wins at Shea Stadium that season.
FANS GATHER AT MALL TO MEET THE METS, 1996
Faithful fans waited eagerly to greet their favorite Mets during an autograph session at Roosevelt Field Mall on Long Island. The 1996 team had several standout players with valuable signatures, inclu ...
METS OFFICIAL SONG ON A CD
The Mets’ official song evolved with the times. When the Mets first formed in 1962, most people listened to music on records. By the 1980s, cartridges and cassettes had taken over, and by the 1990s, t ...
REBUILDING A WINNER, 1996
Todd Hundley made franchise history in 1996 when he belted out 41 home runs (later tied). Along with Lance Johnson’s MLB-leading 227 hits, the Mets showed signs of power that hinted at postseason succ ...