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1969 World Series Teams

The first Mets game, albeit one in spring training, after news of Ed Charles’ death, was played vs the Baltimore Orioles.

Perhaps symbolically, it ended in a (4-4) tie. 122 more words

Gil Hodges - His New York Mets Playing Career 1962-1963

When the Mets were looking to fill their roster at the 1961 expansion draft instead of going for youth they decided to select as many former stars as possible, especially those with ties to their forbearers the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants. 225 more words

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DAILY QUOTE 01.12.18

“Just do the best with what you have, and you’ll soon be doing it better.”

– Gil Hodges


A Look Back at the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers

For those of you fortunate enough to catch the daily broadcasts of the Dodgers on your television, radio or computer these days, you’ve heard many times recently the comparisons of today’s club to the 1953 Brooklyn squad, mainly because the 2017 team has a shot at breaking the single-season win record which stood for 64 years. 602 more words

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LAD first half leaderboards - sOPS+

Oh look, Justin Turner again. To recap, Justin Turner has the best LAD first half in Batting Average, On-Base Percentage, and sOPS+. In other words, the red-bearded wonder is well on his way to having the greatest offensive season ever by a Los Angeles Dodger. 197 more words

The Baseball-Bowling Connection

Peas and carrots. Burt and Ernie. Beer and sportswriters. Baseball and bowling.

Baseball and bowling?

Baseball and bowling!

According to Major League Baseball, approximately 73 million people attended a game in 2016. 40 more words

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