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JONES: ON THE FINAL OUT OF ’69 WS
The Mets won the 1969 World Series when Cleon Jones caught the final out of Game 5. He explains the historic catch here.
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METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE OF WS SKIPPER
After a 13-year career as a player (including with the Baltimore Orioles in the 1969 World Series), Davey Johnson became manager of the Mets in 1984. He skippered winning clubs each year until his mid ...
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CRUNCHING NUMBERS IN ’84
The first sabermetrician? Davey Johnson was shown using the latest in technology on the cover of the Mets’ 1984 media guide. The team went 90-72 in Johnson’s debut season, on the way to him becoming t ...
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A BIG HOME WIN AT SHEA
Mets fans enjoyed a pleasant Saturday afternoon at the park as their team exploded for 5 runs in the 5th inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-1. It was one win among many in 1986 for the team that ...
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JERSEY SIGNED BY METS WINNINGEST SKIPPER
The Mets improved in 1984 under first-year manager Davey Johnson, recording 90 wins for the first time since 1969. His clubs finished with winning records every season from 1984 to 1990 with the 1986 ...
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THE METS ARE CONTENDERS, 1985
The doctor is in! When Dwight Gooden broke out as 1984 NL Rookie of the Year, he was only getting started. The ace would win the NL Cy Young Award in 1985, recording an MLB-best 24 wins. Keith Hernand ...
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THE O’S WORLD SERIES WOES
Davey Johnson was an All-Star and Gold Glover in 1969 when his Baltimore Orioles faced the Mets in the World Series. He hit into the final out of the Series in Game 5, a pop fly caught by Cleon Jones. ...