New York Mets


Game Rewind: Dodgers at Mets (06.20.1965)

The New York Mets jumped out to a first-inning three run lead when Felix Mantilla delivered a three-run home run off Los Angeles Dodgers ace Don Drysdale, but the Mets couldn't hold the lead, falling 5-4 at the Polo Grounds.

Subway Series: Dave Who?

Just as he did an hour earlier, New York Mets pitcher Dave Mlicki walked from the team’s dugout to the pitchers mound at Yankee Stadium. It was the same understated stroll he made to and from the dugout during the game only now the Stadium was quiet, empty and dark. It was eerily cool for a mid-June night. The heat — along with the cheering, jeering and chanting — left in the shadow of 56,188 New...

Seaver to Dodgers? Almost.

On March 28, 1976, the Newark Star Ledger reported that the New York Mets were close to a deal that would send Tom Seaver to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Don Sutton. How close were they to completing a deal? Closer than most fans ever knew at the time.

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 into extra innings.


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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