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A Big Mets Mitt: 1969 World Series Glove
This weathered old thing graced some of the most magical hands in Mets postseason history. Ron Swoboda made plenty of catches during the 1969 season, but none more important than the one in Game 4 of ...
A Swell Ron Swoboda Toy & Card
Transogram immortalized this outfielder in a toy before the catch that made him a Mets legend. In Game 4 of the 1969 World Series, Ron Swoboda made a spectacular grab from a deep horizontal dive in th ...
Art Shamsky: Swoboda’s World Series Catch
Fellow right field platooner Art Shamsky remembers Ron Swoboda’s diving catch in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series.
Frenemies: Rivals Pose for Photo
Though the Mets and the Atlanta Braves were rivals by 1969, Ron Swoboda, Ken Boswell and Brave Felipe Alou were all smiles for a posed shot. The Mets had a 8-4 regular season record against Atlanta, a ...
Lineup: 1966 Mets Win Against Cubs
RBI hits by Larry Elliot and Ron Swoboda in the 6th inning were the keys to the Mets’ 4-1 win over the Cubs at Wrigley on August 23, 1966. Cleon Jones homered in the 7th to put the game out of reach. ...
Poster Boys: 1969 Mets Autographed Poster
The Mets had plenty of standouts during the 1969 season. Each player was a piece to the larger puzzle of capturing the first World Series championship in franchise history.
Ron Swoboda 1969 Topps Baseball Card
By 1969, Ron Swoboda was one of the longest-tenured Mets. In the final game of the World Series, he knocked in the game-winning run as part of the team’s 5-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles at home ...
Ron Swoboda: ’69 World Series in Baltimore
Baltimore native Ron Swoboda discusses his experience being in town as a Met during the 1969 World Series.
Ron Swoboda: Astronauts and the Mets
Former Met Ron Swoboda reflects on the 1969 New York City ticker-tape parades for both his team and NASA.
Ron Swoboda: Atmosphere in 1969
The United States faced cultural changes and challenges during 1969. Ron Swoboda paints a historical backdrop for the Mets’ World Series victory.