Managed by Gil Hodges in their 8th season in existence, the New York Mets finished 100-62. The Mets swept the Atlanta Braves in the first National League Championship Series for the first NL Pennant. New York was defeated by the Baltimore Orioles in the World Series.
→ Currently available at my eBay store is this New York Mets World Series edition of the New York Daily News Headline reads, “A SHEADOWN! Gil: Fans Our Secret Weapon”. Photo depicts father and son off to see the Mets at Shea Stadium. Back cover headline reads, “Oh Shea, Go-Go Mets”. Pictures show Tom Seaver, Tommy Agee and Mets Manager Gil Hodges with his staff. Newspaper is complete in beautiful condition for age.