New York Mets Team History & Encyclopedia

Team Name: New York Mets

Seasons: 57 (1962 to 2018)

Record: 4362-4732, .480 W-L%

Playoff Appearances: 9

Pennants: 5

World Championships: 2

Events in Team History 

The Red Sox sweep a 5-game series in Yankee Stadium
The Red Sox sweep a 5-game series in Yankee Stadium
The Red Sox win 4 - 3 and 5 - 3 to sweep a 5-game series in Yankee Stadium. The Yankee lead is now 6 ...
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Mel Ott
Trio of major league teams makes managerial changes
On July 16, 1948, a trio of major league teams makes managerial changes. The New York Giants fire Mel Ott ...
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Mickey Mantle barely edges Ted Williams in the 1957 AL MVP
Mickey Mantle barely edges Ted Williams in the 1957 AL MVP
On November 22, 1957, Mickey Mantle barely edges Ted Williams in the American League’s MVP voting. Mantle gains 233 votes ...
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National League owners vote to add two expansion franchises
National League owners vote to add two expansion franchises
On October 17, 1960, National League owners vote to add two expansion franchises, bringing their membership to 10 teams. The ...
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National League owners vote to admit Houston and New York
National League owners vote to admit Houston and New York
At the Sheraton Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, the National League owners vote to admit Houston and New York, making it ...
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Tom Seaver Signed Jersey New York Mets -- COA
New York announces that it will be known as the Mets, short for Metropolitans
On May 8, 1961, The new National League entry in New York is officially named the "Mets." Not Metropolitans, just Mets. At a ceremony ...
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Radio Broadcast - Exhibition Game New York Mets vs Kansas City A's 1962
Radio Broadcast – Exhibition Game New York Mets vs Kansas City A’s 1962
Enjoy this exhibition game played on March 24, 1962, vs the New York Mets and Kansas City A's. The 1962 ...
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New York Mets play their first game-an 11-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals
New York Mets play their first game-an 11-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals
On April 11, 1962, the New York Mets play their first game-an 11-4 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Gil ...
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New York Mets win their first game-after nine consecutive losses
New York Mets win their first game-after nine consecutive losses
On April 23, 1962, the expansion New York Mets win their first game-after nine consecutive losses. Right-hander Jay Hook earns ...
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Commissioner Ford Frick fines Casey Stengel $500 for appearing in uniform for a beer advertisement
Commissioner Ford Frick fines Casey Stengel $500 for appearing in uniform for a beer advertisement
Commissioner Ford Frick fines Casey Stengel $500 for appearing in uniform for a beer advertisement, which shows the Mets manager ...
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New York Mets reliever Craig Anderson wins both ends of a doubleheader – then loses 16 straight
On May 12, 1962, New York Mets reliever Craig Anderson wins both ends of a doubleheader. Success will soon turn ...
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Tarrick Brock Chicago Cubs Signed 8x10 Photo W/coa
Lou Brock hits one of longest homeruns in Polo Grounds history
On June 17, 1962, At the Polo Grounds, during the first inning of the first game of a twin bill ...
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Sandy Koufax & Willie Mays Signed 8.75x12 Magazine Page #U91962 - JSA Certified
Sandy Koufax pitches his first no-hitter vs New York Mets
On June 30, 1962, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Sandy Koufax no-hits the New York Mets, 5-0, at Dodger Stadium. Koufax ...
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Stan Musial becomes the oldest man to hit three home runs in a game
Stan Musial becomes the oldest man to hit three home runs in a game
On July 8, 1962, 41-year-old Stan Musial becomes the oldest man to hit three home runs in a game when ...
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Game 2 of Twin Bill Cards strike for 3 in 8th to top Mets
Game 2 of Twin Bill Cards strike for 3 in 8th to top Mets
St. Louis Cardinals 6, New York Mets 5 (2) Game Played on Friday, July 27, 1962 (N) at Busch Stadium ...
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Frank Thomas ties a National League with his 6th homerun in 3 games
Frank Thomas ties a National League with his 6th homerun in 3 games
With his sixth home run in three consecutive games, Frank Thomas ties a National League record when he goes deep ...
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Jim Hickman autographed Baseball Card (1969 Chicago Cubs) 2004 Upper Deck #54 Timeless Teams
Pinch-hit home runs by the Mets’ Choo Choo Coleman  and Jim Hickman tie the major-league record for pinch home runs by one club in one game
1962 - Pinch-hit home runs by the Mets' Choo Choo Coleman (6th inning) and Jim Hickman (8th) tie the major-league record for pinch home runs by one club ...
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Full Radio Broadcast Mets at Colt 45s Game 2
1962 09 08 Mets at Colt 45s Game 2 ...
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Colt’s walk off in 10 innings on Craig Wild Pitch Radio Broadcast
September 8, 1962 In Game 2 of a twin bill Houston Colt 45's walk off in the 10th inning on ...
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Bob Aspromonte Houston Astros Signed Autographed 3x5 Photo Card W/coa
The Mets drop a pair to the visiting Colts .45s, 6 – 2 and 8 – 6, and also break the major-league record for homers allowed. 
The Mets drop a pair to the visiting Colts .45s, 6 - 2 and 8 - 6, and also break the major-league record ...
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Hank Aaron leads Braves past Mets who lose there 118th game - Full Radio Broadcast
Hank Aaron leads Braves past Mets who lose there 118th game – Full Radio Broadcast
September 26, 1962 At County Stadium only 3,200 fans came out of this rainy day to see the Milwaukee Braves ...
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