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Mets Draft History

The New York Mets June draft has produced some of the most popular players in franchise history including Jon Matlack (1967), Lee Mazzilli (1973), Wally Bakcman (1977), Hubie Brooks (1978), Draryl...

Seaver Changed Mets Losing Culture

On April 29, 1967 — the day Atlantic Records released Aretha Franklin’s single “Respect” — the New York Mets were shutout, 7-0, by the Cincinnati Reds. The loss dropped the Mets into ninth place...

Game Rewind: Mets at Phillies (07.30.1965)

The New York Mets drop a 5-3 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies at Connie Mack Stadium. 

Game Rewind: Cubs at Mets (08.08.1965)

After dropping the first game of a doubleheader, 7-6, to the Chicago Cubs at Shea Stadium, the New York Mets outscore Chicago in Game 2, 14-10. 

Game Rewind: Dodgers at Mets (08.25.1965)

The New York Mets pounded Los Angeles Dodgers starter Claude Osteen score three runs in the first and two more in the second inning on their way to a 7-5 win at Shea Stadium.

Game Rewind: Giants at Mets (08.29.1965)

Willie Mays breaks Ralph Kiner’s record for home runs in a month when he hits his 17th home run of the month,a three run shot, off New York Mets starter Jack Fisher. Coincidentally, Kiner...

Warren Spahn: A Celebration of Life and a HOF Legacy

The New York Mets recorded their first win in franchise history on this day, 9-1, at Forbes Field. The mets scored nine runs, pounded out 14 hits and Jay Hook fired a five-hit complete game for...

Game Rewind: Stengel wins 3,000th game

On April 24, 1965, Casey Stengel recorded his 3,000th career win as a manager when the New York Mets rallied for three runs in the ninth inning to beat the San Francisco Giants, 7-6, at...

Life Under the Big Top

Everywhere Mets fans looked, they were delighted and surprised by the offbeat characters on and off the field. Lindsey Nelson, one of the Mets play-by-play announcer, was no exception. His wild...

Rohr-ing Start, Painful End

Les Rohr made his major league debut, a start against the Los Angeles Dodgers, on September 19, 1967.

Game Rewind: Mets @ Reds (06.14.1965)

Jim Maloney was nearly unhittable, for 10 innings at least. On June 14, 1965, Maloney faced the New York Mets in front of a modest crowd of 5,989 fans at Crosley Field and baffled Mets hitters...

Larry Jackson: Killing Me Softly

LARRY JACKSON: KILLING ME SOFTLY SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Larry Jackson had the New York Mets number, and probably a few letters too. In 27 career starts against the...

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1965 Timeline

Let's take a look back at the highlights of this year in New York Mets franchise history.
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1965 Vault

We have curated stories, photos, video and news clippings from the year in Mets history.
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1965 Roster

Here are the numbers for this year in New York Mets history including a team roster and season stats.
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