Fifty years ago, the Mets did the impossible
The favored Baltimore Orioles may have had the better team, but the Mets had the better World Series in 1969.
Best: Boon in Baby Boomer NY sports nostalgia nears end
Sports memories are like others: If it happened when you were between the ages of 7 and 27, it is nostalgia. Otherwise, it's history or current events.
A month of Miracle Mets milestones
Fifty years ago Tuesday -- Sept. 10, 1969 -- the Mets moved into first place in the National League East for the first time.
Best: The 50th anniversary of my first sports memory
50 years ago Tuesday, the Mets beat the Cubs to take over first place in the National League East.
50 years later, Mets need more luck vs. Cubs
Mets current pitching coach Phil Regan was a reliever for the 1969 Cubs, and knows all too well about that wild time.
1969 Mets reminisce about their amazin' achievement
"We certainly wouldn't have gotten to first place without you people,'' Ed Kranepool said in addressing the Citi Field crowd during a ceremony to honor the World Series champions.
Herrmann: 1969 Mets' heart culminated in a miracle
"They changed people's lives," said emcee Howie Rose said, summarizing the lesson this way: "No goal is unattainable."
The Point: Mets honor a legend
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Rieber: Hodges to Hall? It's a tough call
Hodges' next bite at the (Home Run) apple will come in 2020.
Bill de Blasio honors the '69 Mets for 50th anniversary
A parade was held outside of Citi Field on Saturday to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1969 World Series champion Mets. ...