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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.
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Puzzled: 1969 Mets Jigsaw Puzzle
A jigsaw puzzle featured some of the most memorable members of the 1969 Mets, including Tom “The Franchise” Seaver and manager Gil Hodges. Mr. Met was accompanied by his mascot partner Lady Met to com ...
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Retired Met: Tom Seaver’s Number Retired
Tom Seaver became the first player in franchise history to have his number retired by the Mets for his achievements as a player. (Gil Hodges, whose number had previously been retired, had been both a ...
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Retiring Seaver’s No. 41 at Shea Stadium
The Mets retired Tom Seaver’s no. 41 on Tom Seaver Day, adding his number to the outfield wall at Shea Stadium. He became the third Met with the honor, along with no. 14 of player and manager Gil Hodg ...
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Retiring Tom Seaver’s No. 41
The Mets honored Tom Seaver during a day at Shea Stadium devoted to the franchise’s top pitcher, which included a ceremony to retire his no. 41.
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Ron Swoboda: Great Mets Pitching in 1969
Ron Swoboda discusses his teammates and the 1969 Mets bullpen.
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Ron Swoboda: Seaver in 1969 World Series
Mets ace Tom Seaver held steady on the mound in Game 4 of the 1969 World Series, teammate Ron Swoboda explains.
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Rose’s Scorecard: Seaver’s Near No-Hitter ...
Fifteen-year-old Howie Rose was sitting in a general admission seat the night that Tom Seaver almost pitched a perfect game. The future broadcaster — along with thousands of other Mets fans — watched ...
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Scorecard: Cubs End 1969 Mets Win Streak
The Mets took two of three games against the Chicago Cubs in a July home series, and a 7-game win streak came to an end with a loss on July 10. During that game, the Cubs rallied in the 5th inning to ...
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Scorecard: Game 1 of the 1969 NLCS
New York Post reporter Maury Allen followed along for the first postseason game in Mets history, a 9-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on the road in Game 1 of the NLCS. Allen scribbled “Playoffs Game” al ...