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Mets First Home Game Program at the Polo Grounds April 13, 1962. [WITH:] Mets First Year Book 1962
New York, 1962. First issue of the Year Book with roster dated April 8 and back cover in b/w. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to & 8vo. Illustrated wrappers, Year Book cover illustrated by Willard Mullin. Light wear and toning, near fine. First issue of the Year Book with roster dated April 8 and back cover in b/w. Illustrated. 2 vols. 4to & 8vo. Program and Year Book for the first Mets season. The Mets, a National League expansion team created in the wake of the Brooklyn Dodgers' and New Giants' departure for California, played the first two seasons at the Polo Grounds before moving to Shea Stadium for the 1964 season. The program scorecard is dated April 13, 1962, with the rosters filled in for the Mets' first home game, versus the Pirates. The Mets lost 3-4 and would go on to loose a record 120 games in the '62 season.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [United States]
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