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1973 Vault
Behind the Mask: Jerry Grote

In 1976, Bob Myrick found out the hard way how Jerry Grote felt about losing when the Mets rookie pitcher beat his catcher in a game of Backgammon, causing Grote to explode and sending the board...

Seaver’s Strange, Crooked Road

On paper, Tom Seaver’s professional baseball career is remarkable. The man known in New York as “The Franchise” won the 1967 Rookie of the Year, compiled 311 career wins, recorded 20 or more wins...

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...

Link: The Uncommon Life of Hank McGraw

In an interview with the New York Post, Dwight Gooden shared his memories of the late Mets pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre.

Seaver documentary scheduled for October release

Fox Sports has announced it will release a new Tom Seaver documentary titled “Seaver” on October 13. The film is produced and directed by Edward Burns. According to the media release from Fox, the...

Game Rewind: 1973 World Series

On August 14, 1973 the New York Mets were 8 1/2 games behind and in last place in the National League East with a record of 52-65. The Mets finished August winning 10 of 16 followed by a September...

Game Rewind: Mets @ Reds (10.06.1973)

Tom Seaver strikes out 13 Cincinnati Reds in a 2-1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 of the 1973 National League Championship Series at Riverfront Stadium.

Game Rewind: 1973 National League Championship Series

The cry of Ya’ Gotta Believe rang out through New York City in the fall of 1973 when the Mets beat the Reds to advance to the World Series.

Profile: Ed Kranepool

Ed Kranepool was born and raised in The Bronx. After graduating from James Monroe High School, where he broke Hall of Famer Hank Greenburg’s all-time home run record, Kranepool was signed by...

MLB: NL Wild Card-San Francisco Giants at New York Mets
Davey, Willie, Gil, Terry: Who Did it Best?

This is not a debate, but it is an invitation to join one of the more intriguing conversations in New York Mets franchise history: Who is the best manager in team history?

Podcast: Jim McAndrew

Jim McAndrew was a member of the New York Mets 1969 World Series championship team and the 1973 National League champions team. He pitched six seasons (1968-1973) with the Mets before retiring at...

Podcast: George Theodore

George Theodore was drafted by New York Mets in the 31st round of the 1969 free agent draft. Theodore debuted with the Mets in 1973 and made an impression on teammates and fans. He joins us on the...

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1972 Timeline

Let's take a look back at the highlights of this year in New York Mets franchise history.
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1972 Vault

We have curated stories, photos, video and news clippings from the year in Mets history.
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1972 Roster

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