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All-Star Gallery: 1973 Mets Yearbook
By 1973, the Mets had sent close to a dozen individual players to the All-Star Game. Tom Seaver and Willie Mays were the Mets representatives that year, and their roster was full of former All-Stars. ...
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Mets Stand for Anthem in 1973 World Series
Accompanied by the Oakland A’s Swingers Baseball Band, a singer performed the national anthem prior to a 1973 World Series game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Mets went 1-3 on the road in the ...
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Rusty Staub Mets Hall of Fame Bust
Known as “Le Grand Orange” from his time as a Montreal Expo, Rusty Staub came to the Mets in 1972 in a blockbuster trade. Staub contributed offensively during the run to the World Series the following ...
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Rusty Staub Mets Hall of Fame Plaque
Rusty Staub was traded to the Mets in 1972 as the team tried to recapture the postseason magic of 1969. He helped the Mets to their second World Series appearance in 1973. Staub’s 4 home runs in the p ...
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Rusty Staub Mets Jersey
Rusty Staub recorded more than 700 hits as a Met during his tenure from 1972 to 1975 and 1981 to 1985. He had three 140-plus hit seasons in that span.
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Rusty Staub Stacks Up the Hits: Signed Bat
A decorative Cooperstown bat celebrated Rusty Staub for his remarkable achievement of becoming the only player with 500 hits on four MLB teams. Staub had two stints with the Mets, racking up 709 hits.