Today in Mets History

On this day in 1969 Jerry Koosman pitched the Mets to a 5-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles to win the teams first World Series in 5 games.

Also today, in 2000 Mike Hampton led the Mets to a 7-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that clinched the NLCS and an ill fated Subway World Series with the Yankees.

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The Mets did not win The World Series on October 15, 1969.
They won it on Thursday, October 16, 1969.
Wednesday, the 15th was the Seaver-pitched game that included Ron Swoboda’s game-saving grab of Brooks Robinson’s line drive, and the infamous JC Martin bunt play.

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