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Game Rewind: Cardinals at Mets (09.24.1969)

Donn Clendenon hit a pair of home runs and Gary Gentry pitched a complete game shutout, 6-0, against the St. Louis Cardinals to lead the New York Mets to their first-ever National League Eastern division title on this date in 1969.

Game Rewind: Cubs at Mets (09.08.1969)

Tommie Agee doubles, homers and has two RBI and Jerry Koosman fires a complete game as the New York Mets defeat the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, at Shea Stadium. The win tightens the race in the National League Eastern division.

The Summer of 1969 and the Mets

1969.  A year filled with rich history. This morning I watched a replay, in real time, of Apollo 11 lifting off for the moon at 9:32 am Eastern Daylight Time.  Fifty years ago, I watched on a black and white Zenith television set in my family's den.  Several days later, we watched on that Sunday night as two Americans set foot on the moon's surface.  This was the stuff that captivated kids...

Podcast: Erik Sherman

Erik Sherman, co-author of After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the '69 Mets, joins me on the podcast. We discuss Dwight Gooden's recent struggles, meeting Tom Seaver and his experience writing about Mets history.

Podcast: 1969 World Series

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1969 Miracle Mets World Series title, MetsRewind has compiled the radio broadcasts of all five games.

MetsRewind

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.

Of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs today, the case could be made that no other team has a more compelling franchise history than the New York Mets. MetsRewind is designed for that purpose: To share team history in a distinct and entertaining format. We hope you — the baseball fan — enjoy the content. We encourage you to share your memories.

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