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METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE FOR GROTE THE GREAT
Jerry Grote caught every inning for the Mets during their 1969 and 1973 World Series appearances. After 12 seasons with the club from 1966 to 1977, Grote ranks among the franchise leaders in games pla ...
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GROTE SLIDES FOR HOME IN 1973 WORLD SERIES
Is this Jerry Grote making a promising slide into home plate during Game 4 of the 1973 World Series? We think it might be! Jon Matlack hit a seventh-inning outfield single, prompting Grote to take off ...
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GROTE EYES A POP UP AT THE PLATE IN ’73 WS
Jerry Grote shed his mask in pursuit of a pop up hit by Oakland Athletic Jesus Alou during a game in the 1973 World Series. The Mets catcher started all seven outings of the Fall Classic, recording 67 ...
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MEETING ON THE MOUND IN ’73 NLCS
Mets ace Jerry Koosman (no. 36) conferred with his teammates during a 1973 NLCS outing. Koosman had a strong complete game performance in Game 3, tossing 9 strikeouts and limiting the Big Red Machine ...
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BERRA CONSULTS METS PLAYERS IN ’73 NLCS
Sophomore Mets manager Yogi Berra talked it out during a trip to the mound in the 1973 NLCS. As a player, Berra was no stranger to success in the postseason. He tapped into that experience when he ski ...
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A CLASSIC MOMENT
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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POSTER BOYS
The Mets had plenty of standouts during the 1969 season. Each player was a piece to the larger puzzle of capturing the first World Series championship in franchise history.
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A WINNING WARDROBE
Jerry Grote was the Mets starting catcher during the pennant-winning 1973 season. In Game 2 of the NLCS, Grote hit a critical 2-RBI single to help the Mets build 9th-inning run insurance. The Mets won ...
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HIT ‘EM WHERE IT HURTS
Jerry Grote was a Mets backstop for 12 seasons. He made good contact as a batter, especially during the miracle 1969 season. That year, Grote posted career highs in home runs (6), RBIs (40) and runs ( ...
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GROTE GETS GOING IN 1969
Jerry Grote recorded a career-high 6 home runs in 1969. He hit two during an early August series sweep of the Atlanta Braves at home. Wrote New York Daily News reporter Phil Pepe after the fi ...