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PRESS PRIVILEGES AT NLCS
Members of the press jockeyed for Shea Stadium parking during the 1969 NLCS. The Mets won Game 3 to end the series with a sweep over the Atlanta Braves, and the miracle postseason run garnered much me ...
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YOU’RE IN THE CLUB
New York Post reporter Vic Ziegel received this press pass for Shea Stadium clubhouse access during the 1969 NLCS. The Mets pulled out a Game 3 win to sweep the Atlanta Braves in the series. Ziegel li ...
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RED ROVER, RED ROVER, SEND THE PRESS ON OVER
Mets public relations employee Matt Winick was issued this press pass during the 1969 NLCS at Shea Stadium. The series ended with good news for New York fans: the Mets won their pennant in franchise h ...
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PASSING TIME WITH THE METS
Members of the media covering the 1969 NLCS between the Mets and Atlanta Braves were warmly welcomed to New York City. The Mets organized a press hospitality room at the Americana Hotel, near Times Sq ...
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COVERING THE NLCS IN THE ATL
Games 1 and 2 of the 1969 NLCS opened at Atlanta Stadium. Members of the press took advantage of access across the ballpark to document the first series of its kind in MLB history. The Mets won both g ...
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FIELDING QUESTIONS
Sportswriters got up close and personal during the 1969 World Series, including access to the field at Shea Stadium. One such pass was issued to Bo Gill, a reporter for the Newburgh Evening News.
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ENJOYING THE HOSPITALITY
Harry White took full advantage of the press hospitality room at Americana Hotel in New York for Games 3, 4 and 5 of the 1969 World Series.
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HOSPITABLE HOSTS
The 1969 World Series between the Miracle Mets and 109-win Baltimore Orioles garnered much media attention. Reporters or other guests could take advantage of hospitality rooms at area hotels, such as ...
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MIC CHECK
As televised baseball gained popularity during the late 1960s, TV reporters received more access to broadcast big games. NBC-TV was just one media outlet that took the field at Memorial Stadium for Ga ...
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COMING TO YOU LIVE FROM SHEA
There was no shortage of press coverage during the 1969 World Series, especially at Shea Stadium, which hosted the first Fall Classic games in Mets history.