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Sunday, August 15, 2010

New York Mets Franchise History - A Fan's Essentials



1. New York Mets – The Team Name
This franchise was established in 1962. The team has only ever been known as the New York Mets.

2. New York Mets – The Championship Record
Two World Series Championships:
1969 defeated Baltimore Orioles 4 games to 1
1986 defeated Boston Red Sox 4 games to 3

Five National League Pennants:
1969 100 wins - 62 losses
1973 82 wins - 79 losses
1986 108 wins - 54 losses
2000 94 wins - 68 losses
2015 90 wins - 72 losses

3. New York Mets – Home Stadium History
1. Polo Grounds, New York
1962-63
2. Shea Stadium, New York
1964-2008
3. Citi Field, New York
2009-Present

4. For more information on the Mets, you should bookmark these two great websites:

For a huge amount of great historic information:
www.baseball-almanac.com/teams/mets.shtml

For great information about the team's ballparks:
www.ballparks.com


5. Celebrate the Mets' uniform history by owning a piece of history:
If you love the New York Mets and the history of the Mets franchise, you might really love to own an original piece of artwork celebrating the team's historic uniforms as seen in the poster at the top of this blog - you can actually own one of those original pieces of art! There are only 15 pieces of original art available for sale, and when these 15 are sold, that's it, they're all sold out.

These original watercolor paintings would make a great gift (birthday gift, anniversary gift, retirement gift, Christmas gift, etc.) for someone you love or even a great gift for yourself (one of these framed pieces would look fantastic in your home or office). Each piece can be bought one of three ways:
1. As unframed art that you could have framed or mounted yourself (the one on the left)
2. Framed in our "Classic" framed version (the middle version)
3. Framed in our "Deluxe" framed version (the version on the right)



If you would like more information about this great artwork including the three ways you could purchase each piece, please visit our New York Mets YouTube video at www.youtube.com/watch?v=VevHbKhU0HY or go directly to the artwork website www.heritagesportsart.com/New-York-Mets-c150/ where you can see and purchase the artwork.

And if someone you know loves the history of sports uniforms (but maybe another team) and loves great art, please let them know that we have over 1500 pieces of great original artwork for sale at www.heritagesportsart.com (all NFL teams, all MLB teams, all NHL teams, all CFL teams, select NCAA football teams) or check out each team's video at the Heritage Sports Art YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/user/ssillcox

And please search my blog archive http://heritagejerseys.blogspot.com/ for other blogs on the history of the Mets.

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This text was written by Scott Sillcox and was last updated August 15, 2010. I have tried to ensure the accuracy of the information, but I am human and can make mistakes. If you believe I have made a mistake, please let me know by email at ssillcox@rogers.com !

Many thanks!!!
Scott

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