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ALL THE INFO ON ’63 METS
The 1963 Press-Radio-TV Guide introduced two Mets mainstays: Shea Stadium and Mr. Met. The Mets were playing at the Polo Grounds in 1963, but the team was preparing to move into the shiny new Shea Sta ...
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USHERED INTO A FAMILIAR SPOT
When the expansion Mets first took the field in 1962, they played home games at the historic Polo Grounds. The ballpark was home of the New York Giants for nearly 70 years before their West Coast relo ...
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THE BALL THAT BROUGHT DOWN THE HOUSE
After hosting more than seven decades of New York City baseball, the Polo Grounds held its final game on September 18, 1963. This ball was used in the outing, a 5-1 Mets loss to the Philadelphia Phill ...
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TAKE A SEAT
The Mets called the Polo Grounds home during the team’s first two seasons in 1962 and 1963, when these stadium seats may have been used. The historic ballpark had plenty of seating (though maybe not t ...