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A TOAST TO YOGI BERRA
The 1969 yearbook published the team’s official schedule of the season, along with a Yoohoo ad featuring Mets coach Yogi Berra.
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A COMPACT SEASON
One hundred and sixty-two Mets games, all in your pocket. This Plymouth-sponsored schedule detailed the 1969 regular season, including telecasts and Old-Timers Day.
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A TEAM YOU COULD TRUST
A grown-up cartoon Met graced the cover of a 1969 official schedule, sponsored by Manufacturers Hanover Trust. The young ballclub proved its maturity that regular season with 100 wins and the NL East ...
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SERVING UP A SCHEDULE
Hometown beer Rheingold sponsored a pocket schedule for the 1969 season. As a longtime partner of the Mets, Rheingold reminded fans that they could enjoy a cold one at home and at Shea Stadium.
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ALL-STAR VOTING
Mayor Bob Wagner was in office when two new professional sports teams hit the Big Apple: the New York Jets of the AFL in 1960 and the New York Mets of the NL in 1962. By 1964, the football and basebal ...
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A WINNING SCHEDULE
Not many baseball fans expected the Mets to break out as they did in 1969. Pocket schedules detailed the slate of regular season games, which would eventually end in a 100-62 record.
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IN IT TO WIN IT
Mets fans could follow the team from spring training to September with this season schedule. The detailed roster provided even more in-depth information, from the biographical to the statistical.
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’69 SHEA SCHEDULE WITH ROBERT WAGNER
Shea Stadium opened as the new home of the Mets and New York Jets while Robert Wagner was New York City mayor. He left office in 1965, but sought another term in 1969. Shea Stadium schedules with the ...
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SPRINGING INTO ACTION
The Mets shared Al Lang Field in St. Petersburg, Florida with the St. Louis Cardinals during New York’s first-ever spring training in 1962. After several meetings in the preseason, the teams faced off ...
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MR. MET’S BUSY SCHEDULE
Mr. Met got into a wind-up on the front cover of a 1969 pocket schedule. Perhaps the cartoon mascot channeled his inner Tom Seaver, the Mets ace who won the NL Cy Young Award that season.