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SETTING A PLACE FOR HALL OF FAMERS
During the Mets’ annual Old-Timers Day in 1969, the Diamond Club at Shea Stadium offered a menu on theme with baseball’s centennial celebration. That year’s program was headlined by original Mets skip ...
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’75 OLD-TIMERS DAY RING FROM SHEA
Old-Timers Days were a tradition at Shea Stadium, where former players returned for exhibition games. More than 50 players participated in the 1975 event, including Ralph Kiner and Casey Stengel. Juli ...
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RESPECTING YOUR ELDERS
Rookie Gary Gentry, no. 39, took a moment to hang with some veterans during an Old-Timers Day game in 1969. Gentry had been born 18 years after Stan Coveleski (second from left; in Indians uniform) ha ...
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1969 OLD-TIMERS DAY ROCKING CHAIR
On June 28, 1969, the Mets held an Old-Timers Day to celebrate retired players and front office personnel before a match-up with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Among those recognized were famed Brooklyn Dodg ...
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SEAVER AND COMPANY RETURN FOR OLD-TIMERS DAY
Tom Seaver saluted fans at Shea Stadium during an Old-Timers Day, a long Mets tradition of hosting former players at the ballpark for exhibition games.
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SEAVER ON THE MOUND ON OLD-TIMERS DAY
Tom Seaver participated in a Mets tradition, Old-Timers Day, which featured former players for exhibition games at Shea Stadium.
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OLD-TIMERS DAY WITH TOM TERRIFIC
He’s still got it. Tom Seaver returned to Shea Stadium for Old-Timers Day, taking a familiar position on the pitching rubber.
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SEAVER ON THE HORN DURING OLD-TIMERS DAY
Tom Seaver took a call on the dugout phone during an Old-Timers Day at Shea Stadium. He had certainly had done that before.
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SEAVER IN THE WINDUP ON OLD-TIMERS DAY
The Mets participated in the tradition of hosting Old-Timers Days at Shea Stadium, welcoming fan favorites and franchise standouts for exhibition games. Tom Seaver took the Shea Stadium mound on at le ...