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"1997 season" - 6 Total Result(s)
Mookie Wilson Throws First Pitch
Mookie Wilson, a member of the 1986 World Series championship team, threw out the ceremonial first pitch before a June 1997 game at Shea Stadium. The Mets played well at home that month, posting a 10- ...
Mr. Met Motivates Young Fans at Shea
Young fans reached out to Mr. Met as they rounded the bases at Shea Stadium. The mascot was a fan favorite for youngsters since he first debuted in the early 1960s.
Outing at the Playground: 1997 Mets
Before they reached MLB, Mets players got their start on sandlots and with little leagues. Some aspiring players joined Alex Ochoa, coach Bruce Benedict and Alberto Castillo during a RGMV Kings clinic ...
Shea Stadium Welcomes Mets Fans in 1997
Fans flocked to Shea Stadium for homestands in the final month of the 1997 regular season. The Mets went 10-5 at home in September.
Video: 50 Years of Jackie Robinson
The Mets beat the Dodgers 5-0 on the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s MLB debut. The historic night featured special guests like Rachel Robinson and President Bill Clinton, but commissioner Bug S ...
Young Mets Fans Ready for Autographs
Fans turned out early at Shea Stadium in hopes of getting autographs from members of the 1997 Mets. There were some playmakers in that bunch, as the team finished with an 88-74 record for the first wi ...