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THE 1969 METS RULED
The Mets made history throughout the entire 1969 season, including the very first game of the year on April 8. Shea Stadium was host to the first international MLB game as the expansion Montreal Expos ...
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JONES: THE ’69 WS CELEBRATION AT SHEA
Cleon Jones discusses the madness at Shea Stadium after he made the final out of the 1969 World Series.
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KRANEPOOL: REGARDING THE BLACK CAT
Former Met Ed Kranepool breaks down the infamous Black Cat moment in a 1969 game against the Chicago Cubs at Shea Stadium.
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PITCHING 101 WITH TOM SEAVER
Tom Seaver was so good at recording strikeouts, he could write the book on it. In fact, he did. Published in 1984, Seaver’s The Art of the Pitching detailed techniques and mechanics behind throwing a ...
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METS WINS LEADER WINDS IT UP
Tom Seaver made franchise history by notching 25 wins in 1969. He was the first pitcher of a New York City team with that many victories in a season since Don Newcombe of the Brooklyn Dodgers recorded ...
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THE GAME 4 WINNER OF THE 1969 WS
Game 4 of the 1969 World Series featured dramatic defensive work by the Mets, and their top ace built on that momentum to earn the win. Tom Seaver remained on the mound for all 10 innings, notching 6 ...
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TOM TERRIFIC AND ONE-HITTERS
Though Tom Seaver had what might be considered a “mild” year, his 1972 season was as solid as any team could hope for in a top ace. He posted a 21-12 record, including a thrilling win on Independence ...
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THE WINDUP, THE STRETCH, THE FRANCHISE
Tom Seaver spent the first 11 years of his MLB career as a Met before a trade mid-season in 1977. He made his return to New York in 1983, first appearing as the starting pitcher on Opening Day. More t ...
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SEAVER WARMS UP AT SHEA STADIUM
Tom Seaver kept up his hot pitching in 1970, leading the league with a 2.82 ERA and 283 strikeouts. He added another milestone that season from the batter’s box by hitting his first career home run. H ...
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1971: THE YEAR OF THE SEAVER STRIKEOUT
During the 1971 season, 289 batters stepped up to the plate against Tom Seaver. Then 289 batters trudged back to the dugout with a K. Seaver set a Mets single-season record in strikeouts that year, wh ...