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SWOBODA: REGARDING GIL HODGES
Ron Swoboda explains the innovation of Gil Hodges, manager of the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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DYER: REGARDING GIL HODGES
Duffy Dyer shares his experiences as a young player in the late 1960s under Mets manager Gil Hodges.
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JONES: ON GIL’S FAITH IN THE 1969 METS
Manager Gil Hodges had unwaivering confidence in the Mets prior to the 1969 season, Cleon Jones explains.
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SHAMSKY: THE LEGACY OF GIL HODGES
Art Shamsky talks about his manager Gil Hodges, who skippered the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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SHAMSKY: GIL’S MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY
Art Shamsky discusses why Gil Hodges was a one-of-a-kind manager for the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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JONES: REGARDING THE MIRACLE METS
Cleon Jones explains the miracle behind his Mets team during the 1969 season.
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A PRESIDENTIAL FIRST PITCH
The 1970 All-Star Game was officially underway after President Richard Nixon tossed out the ceremonial first pitch while Gil Hodges looked on, grinning. Though a particular fan of the Washington Senat ...
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JONES: EARLY BASEBALL MEMORIES
Former Met Cleon Jones reminiscences on his childhood memories of baseball.
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METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE OF ’69 WS SKIPPER
Gil Hodges was selected in the expansion draft to join the first Mets team in 1962 and, owing to his time with the Brooklyn Dodgers, was a recognizable face on a brand-new team. After retiring, Hodges ...
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MURPHY SELECTED MANAGER FOR MIRACLE
Johnny Murphy (middle) traveled to Baltimore to root on the Mets during the 1969 World Series. Murphy had become GM before the 1968 season and his first order of business was hiring Gil Hodges as a ma ...