Mets set alltime world series roster by greg prince on 26 october 2017 4. The 1973 world series was the championship series of major league baseballs mlb 1973 season. Starting lineups in game 1 of the 1973 metsreds nlcs. The as, defending champions, still possessed a formidable lineup headed by a healthy reggie jackson. Lost world series 43 to oakland athletics won nl championship series 32 over cincinnati reds. Decades later, they remain mlbs worst team to make it that far. The 70th edition of the world series, it was a bestofseven playoff played between the american league al champion and defending world series champion oakland athletics and the national league nl champion new york mets. Join a live hosted trivia game for your favorite pub trivia experience done virtually. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Can you name the 1973 mets reds nlcs game 1 lineups. Browse the best selection of mets autographed memorabilia and other great collectible merchandise at. If youre a baseball fan who believes in patterns, you have to like the mets chances regardless of their opponent. The reds were the heavy favorites in that series, having compiled a regular season record of.
Sep 12, 20 the mets of 1973 had a starting lineup vastly different from the one that stunned the baseball world back in 1969. The team won the 1969 world series in five games, lost the 1973 series in seven games, defeated the boston red sox in the epic 1986 championship in seven games and lost to the new york yankees in five contests 15 years ago. Which mets opening day lineup included the most hall of fame. The 1973 new york mets narrowly won the world series with a record barely above. A look back at the longago annual series between the mets and their bronx rivals. The on the field story of dick baney for the 73 reds is 11 games 21, 2. Game used mets lineup card fanatics authentic coa item.
If a virtual private party is more your thing, go here for details. Mets set alltime world series roster faith and fear in. Michael conforto starts in left field once again after going 1for2 in game 3. Parker was the hard luck loser in game 3, when catcher jerry grote dropped the third strike on angel mangual, allowing mangual to reach base and advancing ted kubiak into scoring position. The teams had split the games in cincinnati and a crowd of 53,967 showed up for the first playoff game at shea stadium since the mets championship season of 1969. Next season, he would be an important cog in the mets machine which brought them to the world series.
Thats not half as interesting as the backstory, which includes being mentioned in ball 4, being a model for one of the key characters in bull durham and speaking of modeling. The new york mets won the national league east division by 1. The 2000 world series was the first world series appearance for the mets since their championship in 1986 and their second postseason appearance since 1988. In both 1972 and 1973, the as called on him for a multipleinning save in game 7 of the world series. Which mets opening day lineup included the most hall of. Harrelson, rose square off as mets win game 3 in nlcs this article was written by thomas j. Find great deals on ebay for 1973 world series mets. The mets of 1973 had a starting lineup vastly different from the one that stunned the baseball world back in 1969. The 1973 new york mets team roster seen on this page. New york mets mlb team history major league baseball espn. The as and the yankees, the only two teams in the history of this great game of baseball, have only ever won three or more consecutive championships, ray. Shop for new york mets collectibles at the official online store of major league baseball. Lost world series 43 to oakland athletics won nl championship.
We have new york mets signed items, new york mets collectibles and anything else to cover your back. The new york mets of the national league ended the 1969 season with a record of 100 wins and 62 losses, finishing first in the nls east division. The 1973 world series was the championship series of major league baseballs mlb 1973. The 1973 new york mets season was the 12th regular season for the mets, who played home games at shea stadium. Nickname mets location new york,new york record 8279 1st in national league east league rank 4th mlb rank 9th ballpark shea stadium manager yogi berra general manager bob scheffing coaches roy mcmillan first base coach, joe pignatano bullpen coach, rube walker pitching coach, eddie yost third base coach playoffs lost world series. The new york mets captured the national leagues eastern division with a rather unimpressive record of 8279. May 31, 2018 1973 world series mets as game the 9th inning only shows a lead off walk and then a replay of the last out of the series. The mets didnt win game 1 of the world series, but juan lagares did enough to earn a spot in the starting lineup for game 2. Oct 28, 2015 the mets didnt win game 1 of the world series, but juan lagares did enough to earn a spot in the starting lineup for game 2. He had arguably his best season with the mets in 1999, when he hit 32 home runs and drove in 120 rbis with a. The 1973 series went 7 games, before the as won out.
Staub, who had suffered a heart attack, was 73, evoking the year he smacked 11 hits in the world series. Mets off to a roaring start, with a tinge of sadness the. Louis cardinals, 41, in the nl championship series. Baseball new york mets 1973 vintage yearbooks for sale ebay. The 1969 miracle mets are one of the biggest cinderella stories in mlb.
Dec 07, 2019 parker was a righthanded pitcher for the new york mets from 1973 75, pitching in three games in the 1973 world series against the oakland athletics. What was the mets pennant outlook on any given day in past seasons. Juan lagares earns spot in mets lineup for world series game. Unlike the 1973 mets, however, the cardinals managed to win their world series against the detroit tigers, thus becoming the championship team with. Make offer 1973 new york mets world series program with ticket stubbs and roster inserts.
With a lessthanstellar record of 8279, new york managed to defeat a superior cincinnati reds team in a tight, five game championship series to earn their second ticket to the fall classic since. But supporting the mets is about more than winning awards. Mar 29, 2018 staub, who had suffered a heart attack, was 73, evoking the year he smacked 11 hits in the world series. The 1973 world series matched the defending champion oakland athletics against the new york mets, with the as winning in seven games to repeat as world champions. The cincinnati reds and the new york mets arrived at shea stadium to play the third game of the 1973 national league championship series. The following are trademarks or service marks of major league baseball entities and may be used only with permission of major league baseball properties, inc. Prepare for world series game 6 with mlbs allelimination. In one of the closestand mediocrepennant races in history, the new york mets emerge on top of the nl east with an ordinary 8279 record, then show extraordinary gains in the postseason against powerhouse opponents cincinnati and oakland. See the mets wonlost record against every team, and in every ballpark in which theyve played. Can you name the 1973 metsreds nlcs game 1 lineups. Louis cardinals david freese hits a solo home run off a pitch by texas rangers mark lowe in the 11th inning of game 6 of baseballs world series thursday, oct. Official new york mets collectibles, mets collectible. New york mets game used mlb memorabilia for sale ebay. With no 2020 games to cover, were instead turning our attention back in time to the threetime champion 1970s oakland as.
Lots of boos and hardly any cheers by the oakland as fans, koosman came up big for us. The mets defeated the 97game winning san francisco giants in the nl division series, 31, and the 95game winning st. In this, the mets 10th season at citi field, the team added photo murals of its five. Were starting the 1973 world series right now, and on the docket tonight is game 1. Parker was a righthanded pitcher for the new york mets from 197375, pitching in three games in the 1973 world series against the oakland athletics. However, this team had a similar september surge and, despite a mediocre 8279. Juan lagares earns spot in mets lineup for world series. The 1973 new york mets team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 1973 season. Manager yogi berra led the team to a national league east title with an 8279 record and the national league pennant, though they were defeated by the oakland athletics in the world series. Prepare for world series game 6 with mlbs allelimination game lineup. Ray fosse gushes over as dynasty that won three straight. The amazins then upset cincinnatis big red machine in 5 games to win the national league. Trying to pull off another miracle season, as they did in 1969, the mets met the mighty oakland as in the world series.
Their world series opponent, the oakland as, had a powerful lineup featuring slugger reggie jackson and were in quest of their second straight series triumph. Faf a nearbatting champion, a defending cy young winner and the franchise leaders in saves will all be on the sidelines as the socalled greatest new york mets world series team ever prepares to take on its american league opponent in the. Forty different players appeared in at least one game for the mets in 1973. A 1973 new york mets roster with uniform numbers, player stats and opening day data.
Nov 17, 2017 1973 cincinnati reds 9963 1st pl nl west this was a vintage big red machine team in all its glory. Rely on our selection of new york mets collectibles and autographed gear to ensure you represent your team, including a full assortment of new york mets memorabilia and much more. Vintage vtg 1973 new york ny mets official year book allstar gallery program. The mets of 1973 had a starting lineup vastly different from the one that. Oct 17, 2016 starting lineups in game 1 of the 1973 metsreds nlcs. It is a known fact that being a fan of the mets is not the easiest thing in the world. Mmo audio and video library metsmerized online new york mets. Get the best deals on new york mets game used mlb memorabilia when you shop the largest online selection at. Its been 50 years since the new york mets won their first world series. Play sporcle s virtual live trivia to have fun, connect with people, and get your trivia on. On friday night, the mets scored nine runs in a world series game for the first time since 1973. Three trades with the astros that led to a world series appearance the mets didnt have another hall of fame player in the opening day lineup until tom seaver started for them in 1968. The 1973 new york mets won the league championship series. Oct 31, 2017 prepare for world series game 6 with mlbs allelimination game lineup st.
Test your knowledge on this sports quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others. Louis cardinals came within one game of that mark with a record of 8378. In the history of the new york mets franchise, they have had four teams make the world series and two teams win it all. Louis cardinals then defeated the cincinnati reds, three games to two, in the national league championship series.1297 708 221 897 1078 240 777 813 285 1113 1457 1095 356 503 330 787 1134 575 1360 952 361 964 1382 1006 708 1075 1616 1544 1576 940 770 1289 1622 1418 634 1578 44 972 1364 1077 1149 473 1051 1216 131 303 484 590