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SWOBODA: ON THE IMPACT OF “THE CATCH”
Ron Swoboda discusses the legacy of his incredible catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON HIS TRUSTY GLOVE
Ron Swoboda details the glove he used to make a diving grab in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: REGARDING GIL HODGES
Ron Swoboda explains the innovation of Gil Hodges, manager of the 1969 World Series champion Mets.
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SWOBODA: REGARDING THE ’69 PITCHERS
Ron Swoboda discusses his teammates and the 1969 Mets bullpen.
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SWOBODA: ON HIS LIKENESS TO BABE RUTH
Ron Swoboda, a member of the 1969 World Series champion Mets, jokes about his similarities with the Great Bambino.
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SWOBODA: REGARDING “THE CATCH”
Mets broadcaster Howie Rose and former player Ron Swoboda recall Swoboda’s incredible catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON PLAYING IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore native Ron Swoboda discusses his experience being in town as a Met during the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON PREPARING FOR “THE CATCH”
Ron Swoboda shares the practice routine that led up to his memorable diving catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
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SWOBODA: ON THE CUBS’ BREAKDOWN IN 1969
In 1969, the Mets chased the Chicago Cubs for first place of the NL East Division all season. Former Met Ron Swoboda details when the Cubs began to falter.
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SHAMSKY: REGARDING SWOBODA’S 1969 WS CATCH
Fellow right field platooner Art Shamsky remembers Ron Swoboda’s diving catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.