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SHAMSKY: ON HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH AGEE
Art Shamsky discusses his relationship with Mets teammate Tommie Agee, including his last-minute role in Agee’s wedding.
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SHAMSKY: ON AGEE IN THE ’69 WORLD SERIES
Art Shamsky explains why teammate Tommie Agee was vital for the Mets during the 1969 World Series.
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JONES: ON BEING A BASEBALL IDOL FOR KIDS
Cleon Jones discusses young Mets fans, race and baseball in New York City in 1969.
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AMAZIN’ AGEE METS HALL OF FAME PLAQUE
As the Mets assembled the team that would finally compete after years of frustrated hopes, Tommie Agee provided the power bat that was lacking. He came to the team in a 1968 trade to provide the offen ...
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POSTER BOYS
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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BRINGING IT HOME
Tommie Agee was greeted by Wayne Garrett at the plate during the 1969 World Series. In Game 3, Agee hit a first-inning home run to get the Mets on the board early. They would go on to win over the Bal ...
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THE CATCH OF THE DAY
Game 3 of the 1969 World Series was best remembered for Tommie Agee’s two amazing catches. His grabs in the 4th and 7th innings happened with runners on base; his work undoubtedly kept the Baltimore O ...
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AGEE’S ATTIRE FROM 1972
Tommie Agee played his final season as a Met in 1972. He led the team in hits (96) and was second in home runs, RBIs and stolen bases.
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TAKE A SMOKE BREAK WITH 1969 WS ASHTRAY
This 1969 World Series commemorative ashtray bears the signature of four Mets legends: Series MVP Donn Clendenon, Jerry Koosman, Tommie Agee and the inimitable Mets coach Yogi Berra.
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SWEEPING DUSTY DODGERS IN JUNE ’69
The Mets hosted and swept the LA Dodgers in a 3-game series in early June. Ed Kranepool sent two home runs over the fences in the June 3 game to help the Mets win, 5-2. The June 4 game stretched score ...