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Fans elect four to Class of 2022 HOF

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Podcast: Gil Hodges Remembered

April 2, 1972 began like so many other spring Sunday of Gil Hodges' life. Church and a round of golf with friends. After attending an early Easter service in Florida, Hodges met his coaches on the golf course. As the group walked from the course back to the clubhouse, Hodges collapsed and died of a massive heart attack just two days prior to his 48th birthday.

The Day Gil Hodges Died

April 2, 1972 began like so many other spring Sunday of Gil Hodges' life. Church and a round of golf with friends. After attending an early Easter service in Florida, Hodges met his coaches on the golf course. As the group walked from the course back to the clubhouse, Hodges collapsed and died of a massive heart attack just two days prior to his 48th birthday.

April 11, 1962: Beginnings

On the eve of the New York Mets first game in franchise history, general manager George Weiss was asked what his goal was for the fledgling franchise.

Hodges elected to HOF

The New York Mets made history today with the announcement that the franchise has agreed in principle to a three-year, $130 million contract with Max Scherzer. The deal includes an opt-out after two years.

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National League baseball in New York was redefined on March 6, 1961 when the New York Metropolitan Baseball Club Inc. formally received a certificate of membership from leave president Warren Giles.

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