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A Classic Moment: 1969 World Series
Jerry Grote offered a hand to Ed Kranepool during Game 3 of the 1969 World Series, the only game Kranepool played in during the Fall Classic. He took advantage of the opportunity, hitting an eighth-in ...
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All-Star Gallery: 1973 Mets Yearbook
By 1973, the Mets had sent close to a dozen individual players to the All-Star Game. Tom Seaver and Willie Mays were the Mets representatives that year, and their roster was full of former All-Stars. ...
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An Original Met: Ed Kranepool Joins Mets
Bronx native Ed Kranepool got his start with the expansion Mets in their inaugural 1962 season. The 17-year-old signed with the club that June after a successful season at James Monroe High School, wh ...
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Art Shamsky: Winning World Series in 1969
Art Shamsky shares his thoughts on the meaning of a Mets victory in the 1969 World Series.
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BACK TO THE SALT CITY
Signed right out of his New York City high school at age 17, Ed Kranepool made his MLB debut with the Mets in 1962 but also played in the minor leagues that season. It was the only season the Salt Cit ...
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Ed Kranepool 1969 Topps Baseball Card
Hometown hero Ed Kranepool spent his entire 18-year career with the Mets. He hit a home run in Game 3 of the 1969 World Series to help the Mets defeat the Baltimore Orioles at home, 5-0.
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Ed Kranepool Autographed Batting Helmet
In 1962, Ed Kranepool broke into the majors with the Mets. The 17-year-old stuck with the expansion team through the growing pains of the 1960s and was an experienced and sound player by 1969 when the ...
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Ed Kranepool Hits in 1973 World Series
Ed Kranepool appeared as a pinch hitter in four games of the 1973 World Series. It was his second trip to the Fall Classic as a Met.
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Ed Kranepool Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Ed Kranepool’s MLB career began in 1962, the same year the Mets first took the field. The Mets called up the 17-year-old to help a struggling team, and Kranepool stayed with the franchise through good ...
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Ed Kranepool Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
Ed Kranepool grew up with the franchise, arriving in the majors in 1962 at the age of 17. A native New Yorker, Kranepool stayed with the Mets for his entire 18-year career, which included World Series ...