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A TEAM YOU COULD TRUST
A grown-up cartoon Met graced the cover of a 1969 official schedule, sponsored by Manufacturers Hanover Trust. The young ballclub proved its maturity that regular season with 100 wins and the NL East ...
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POSTING A WIN
Excitement over the 1969 World Series win went far and wide outside New York City. Fans could spread that joy through postcards with images from the hometown celebration.
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METS TICKET BOOK FOR A MIRACLE 1969 SEASON
Fans who purchased books of tickets for the 1969 season were in for a suspenseful, and ultimately triumphant, year. Though the Mets trailed the first-place Chicago Cubs for most of the season, and by ...
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EARLY ’60s PENNANT FOR THE HARD-LUCK METS
Even in those miserable early years, Mets fans remained loyal. In the expansion team’s first seven seasons, the Mets finished no better than 9th place (including dead last in the first four years). Wh ...
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PENNANT FOR METS FANS (AND THEIR SHRINKS)
Mets fans needed some emotional support during the early years. The new club of the National League dropped 100-plus games five times in their first seven seasons. Despite the heartbreak, the lovable ...
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PENNANT FOR THE FIRST-EVER NL EAST CHAMPS
Before the 1969 season, the National League split into East and West divisions. The Mets battled the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals all season for the new eastern title. On September 24, 196 ...
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AMAZIN’ METS ’69 WORLD CHAMPS PENNANT
The 1969 World Series win was a team effort. Every Amazin’ Met chipped in during the postseason through manager Gil Hodges’ platoon system.
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MR. MET AND SHEA ON ’69 WS PENNANT
The Mets played Games 3, 4 and 5 of the 1969 World Series at Shea Stadium. The hometown crowd was treated to wins in each game, and the Mets took the Series 4-1.
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MR. MET NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPS PENNANT
The Mets swept the Atlanta Braves in the 1969 NLCS, securing the first National League pennant in team history. Their next stop was the World Series against the Baltimore Orioles.
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’69 “WE’RE NO. 1” METS PENNANT
By claiming the 1969 World Series title, the Amazin’ Mets were finally no. 1 in MLB.