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Jerry Koosman Sets Early Ks Record
Jerry Koosman was the definition of clutch in a down-to-the-wire victory over the San Diego Padres on May 28, 1969. He kept the Friars off the board for 10 frames while recording 15 strikeouts, which ...
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Jerry Koosman Tastes Success: 1969 NLCS
Jerry Koosman and the Mets tasted success — and lots of champagne — after defeating the Atlanta Braves in Game 3 of the NLCS, which gave New York its first NL pennant in franchise history.
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Jerry Koosman Transogram Action Figure
Transogram put out a Jerry Koosman action figure after he set team records for wins, shutouts and ERA in the 1968 season. He continued that excellence in the championship season of 1969, when he earne ...
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Jerry Koosman Warm-Up Jacket: 1973
Jerry Koosman wore this warm-up jacket in 1973 as the Mets made another run for the postseason. He kicked off April with four straight wins, then won six of his final seven decisions at the end of the ...
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Jerry Koosman’s Outstanding 1976
Jerry Koosman was a regular in the Mets rotation between 1968 and 1978. The lefty had his winningest season in 1976, posting a 21-10 record and finishing as the runner-up in Cy Young voting. The New Y ...
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Jerry Koosman’s Winning Rookie Season
Although he made several appearances the year prior, Jerry Koosman played his full rookie season in 1968. Kooz earned his first career win in his first start on April 11, a 4-0 complete game shutout a ...
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Koosman Blanks Giants on Opening Day, 1968
Jerry Koosman showed pitching prowess in 1968, earning an All-Star nod and finishing in a close second for NL Rookie of the Year. That season, he became the first Mets pitcher with an Opening Day vict ...
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Meeting on the Mound: 1973 World Series
Bud Harrelson gave Jerry Koosman some words of encouragement on the bump during an outing in the 1973 World Series. The Mets defeated the Oakland Athletics in both games that Koosman started. He twirl ...
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Mets 1969 World Series Ashtray
This 1969 World Series commemorative ashtray bears the signature of four Mets legends: Series MVP Donn Clendenon, Jerry Koosman, Tommie Agee and the inimitable Mets coach Yogi Berra.
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Mets Celebrate 1969 NLCS Win
Jerry Koosman closed his eyes during the champagne-soaked NL pennant celebration in the locker room. The Mets were headed to the World Series after the NLCS win over the Atlanta Braves.