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Expansion Baseball: Mets 1962
On September 8, 1962, the Mets played their fellow expansion-class cousins, the Houston Colt .45s (now known as the Astros) in a Texas-sized doubleheader showdown. The Mets dropped a heartbreaker in t ...
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Home At Last: Casey Stengel Signed Ball
The Mets opened the 1964 season at a new home: Shea Stadium. This ball was used in the first game at the stadium, a 4-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Skippered by Casey Stengel, the Mets would finis ...
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New York’s MLB Manager: Casey Stengel
Perhaps no manager made a bigger mark on New York City baseball than Casey Stengel. The Hall of Famer skippered three Big Apple clubs, including the Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees and New York Met ...
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They’re Amazin’
Seven-time World Championship manager Casey Stengel was tapped by his longtime friend and former New York Yankees boss George Weiss to lead the 1962 Mets. Stengel, who was in his early 40s when he beg ...