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TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-11-2006 03:05 AM

1962 New York Mets
 
In this thread we will talk about the original 1962 new york mets.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-11-2006 09:14 PM

1962 New York Mets
 
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Here are the 1962 new york mets at the historic polo grounds.this team photo was taken in May of 1962.

professorellisdtrails 05-12-2006 02:40 AM

one of my favorite players of all time richie whitey ashburn, was on that team, prolly the best player they had.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-12-2006 03:13 AM

Richie Ashburn
 
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Originally Posted by professorellisdtrails
one of my favorite players of all time richie whitey ashburn, was on that team, prolly the best player they had.

Here is a nice photo of richie ashburn taken in 1962 at the polo grounds.he decided to retire after the 1962 season instead of playing another year for the mets.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-13-2006 05:52 PM

Marv Throneberry
 
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Here is a nice photo of mets first baseman marv throneberry taken at the polo grounds.he is my favorite 1962 met.the mets had gil hodges and marv throneberry at 1st base in the 1962 season.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-13-2006 05:57 PM

Casey Stengel
 
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Here is the mets skipper casey stengel in a 1962 rheingold beer ad with miss rheingold 1962 kathy kersch.rheingold beer was the sponsor for the mets for years.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 05-18-2006 03:03 AM

1962 Mets Book
 
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Here is a good book about the early mets that played at the historic polo grounds.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 06-23-2006 10:44 AM

4-13-1962
 
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Here is a nice photo of casey stengel taken before the mets first home game ever on 4-13-1962. casey is standing next to the polo grounds dugout.the pirates were the last team that played at the polo grounds in 1957 when the giants left new york for san francisco.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 07-08-2006 01:54 AM

Charlie Neal
 
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Here is Charlie Neal one of the mets infielders. many brooklyn dodgers fans remmber charlie neal when he played for them.

TIGER STADIUM 1912 07-08-2006 02:02 AM

Frank Thomas
 
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Here is Frank Thomas one of the original 1962 mets. he played for the pittsburgh pirates in 1957 when the pirates played the giants in there last home game ever at the historic stadium.and he was there in 1962 when the polo grounds reopened for baseball again.


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