1969: Simply Amazin'

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How Newsday covered the Mets' World Series victory on Oct. 16, 1969.

Believe.

Believe, baby, believe. The Mets have won the World Series. They are still world champions today.

"Wasn't St. Jude the patron saint of lost causes?" Ron Swoboda asked amid the champagne being sprayed about the crush of newsmen like a fire hose. "We should be the patrons of lost causes. We give heart...

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