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Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout

A Collection of the Greatest Stories from the Mets Inaugural Season

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The most memorable stories from one of baseball’s most memorable teams. Led by manager Casey Stengel, the team of Marv Thorneberry, Don Zimmer, Choo Choo Coleman, Al Jackson launched the Mets in a way no one would have expected but everyone wants to remember.

Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout chronicles the adventures, mishaps, and unforgettable stories as the New York Mets burst onto the baseball scene. From the team’s first win, in its 10th game of the season, to its last loss, which ended with the Mets grounding into a triple play, Tales from the 1962 New York Mets Dugout recaptures that spectacle of a season, with stories from those who lost and lived to tell the tale. Chapters include:

  • Birth of the Mets
  • Putting a Team Together
  • Where to Play
  • Spring Training
  • Back to New York
  • The First Week, the First Win
  • The Losing Streak
  • Where Are They Now
  • And more!

A must-read book for any Mets fan, for any baseball fan, for every New Yorker!

  • Publisher: Sports Publishing (April 1, 2012)
  • Length: 224 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781613210802

More books from this author: Greg W. Prince

More books in this series: Tales from the Team