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JONES: ON GIL’S FAITH IN THE 1969 METS
Manager Gil Hodges had unwaivering confidence in the Mets prior to the 1969 season, Cleon Jones explains.
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SWOBODA: REGARDING THE ’69 PITCHERS
Ron Swoboda discusses his teammates and the 1969 Mets bullpen.
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A GIANT WIN OVER THE GIANTS
The Mets squared off against the San Francisco Giants in the first game of a doubleheader during a late-season West Coast trip. Ron Swoboda, Jerry Grote and Tom Seaver broke open the 4th inning with h ...
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THE FRANCHISE RETURNS
Fans looked forward to Opening Day 1983 as a beloved pitcher was set to start the game. Tom Seaver suited up in a Mets uniform once again, the first time since a mid-season trade in 1977 sent him to 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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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SEAVER STRONG STRAIGHT OUT OF THE GATE
The Mets introduced Tom Seaver to The Show at the start of the 1967 season. Seaver recorded his first career win on April 20, a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs at home. He notched 5 strikeouts in 7 ...
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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 ...