1973 New York Mets

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1973 New York Mets / Franchise: New York Mets / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 82-79, Finished 1st in NL Eastern Division (1973 NL)

Clinched Pennant: October 1, 1973, At Chicago Cubs

Managed by Yogi Berra

Coaches: Roy McMillan, Joe Pignatano, Rube Walker and Eddie Yost

Ballpark: Shea Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Although the 1973 New York Mets were in last place as late as August 30th, the club went 19-8 in September to capture the NL East title and then beat the Cincinnati Reds to reach the World Series which they lost to the Oakland Athletics in seven games.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • 2022 New York Mets Media Guide, pg. 379
  • Douglas Jordan: "Beyond the Miracle: The Mets of the Early 1970s", in Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Volume 48 Number 2, Fall 2019, pp. 101-105.
  • Jacob Kanarek: From First to Worst: The New York Mets, 1973-1977, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2008.

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