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Miracle Mets Golden Anniversary

 
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dodgerblue6



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PostPosted: Sat 7/6/19 9:54 pm    Post subject: Miracle Mets Golden Anniversary Reply with quote

Last weekend, New York celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Miracle Mets 1969 world championship.

I'll be posting a little more about golden anniversaries in baseball, soon.
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forloveofthegame



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PostPosted: Mon 7/8/19 5:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Have you heard they accidentally "killed" 2 players of that 1969 team. There was a list of deceased players who are actually alive. Lol. Must be sloppy fact checking or nobody doing it!
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PostPosted: Mon 7/8/19 8:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Embarrassing, indeed--and boy, did that blow up on social media, as expected. Here's the article about it from the Sporting News.
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