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Jerry Grote Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Jerry Grote was the Mets’ starting catcher during most of his tenure from 1966 to 1977. He proved his durability by catching every inning of 20 postseason games in 1969 and 1973. Grote’s handling of t ...
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Jerry Grote Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
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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Mets Meet on the Mound in 1973 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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Poster Boys: 1969 Mets Autographed Poster
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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Soar Above the Crowd: Mets 1969 Yearbook
The disembodied heads of Jerry Koosman, Jerry Grote and Tom Seaver float above a sellout crowd at Shea in this classically ’60s cover to the Mets yearbook. They formed the core of a team that would sh ...
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These Mets Meant Business: Collector Toys
A second baseman, a pitcher and a catcher made up this set of 1969 World Series figurines. Ken Boswell had only one start in the Series, but he made his Game 3 appearance count with a leadoff single a ...
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Yer Out!: 1971 Mets Yearbook
Out at home! An image of Mets backstop Jerry Grote tagging LA Dodger Manny Mota was plastered on the 1971 yearbook. Grote recorded 892 putouts that season, the best of his career.