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Ron Swoboda: Great Mets Pitching in 1969
Ron Swoboda discusses his teammates and the 1969 Mets bullpen.
Art Shamsky: The Keys to Winning in 1969
Former Met Art Shamsky details the secret to the team’s success during the 1969 championship season.
Up-and-Comers: 1967 Press-Radio-TV Guide
In 1967, the team’s Press-Radio-TV Guide listed the spring roster, including the names of a few pitchers who would have a major impact on the club in years to come: Tom Seaver, Jerry Koosman and Nolan ...
Nolan Ryan and Gary Gentry Shine in 1969
The Mets were optimistic about their young pitching staff ahead of the 1969 season. Second-year hurler Nolan Ryan and rookie starter Gary Gentry stayed cool under pressure once the Mets reached the po ...
Year of the Pitcher: 1969 Mets Yearbook
MLB went down as the Year of the Pitcher in 1968, and the Mets had a bullpen set to follow the trend for the ’69 season. Tom Seaver was a 25-game and Cy Young Award winner. Seaver and Jerry Koosman we ...
A Pair of Aces: Topps 1968 Rookies Card
Two rookie hurlers took the mound for the Mets in 1968: Jerry Koosman and Nolan Ryan. Koosman was an All-Star and finished in a close second place in NL Rookie of the Year voting. Ryan recorded 133 st ...
Nolan Ryan Shines in Game 3 of 1969 NLCS
Nolan Ryan was productive both on the mound and in the batter’s box during Game 3 of the 1969 NLCS. In 7 innings of work, Ryan recorded 7 strikeouts and gave up just 2 runs. Offensively, he hit 2 sing ...
Ryan, McGraw & Jones World Series Figures
Each player in this Transogram 1969 World Series collector toy set is the stuff of Mets legend. Future Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan earned the save in Game 3, the only Fall Classic appearance in his 27-se ...
Nolan Ryan 1969 Topps Baseball Card
Before he became MLB’s all-time strikeout leader (a title he still holds as of 2019), Nolan Ryan was a reliever and spot starter for the Mets. He earned a win in relief in Game 3 of the NLCS and a sav ...