Tag Archive | Gil Hodges

New York Mets statement on Gil Hodges Hall of Fame Induction

The New York Mets released the following statements on the induction of Gil Hodges into the Hall of Fame: Mets Owner, Chairman & CEO Steve Cohen “The Mets are overjoyed that Gil Hodges will take his rightful place into the Baseball Hall of Fame. We thank the Golden Days Era Committee for recognizing Gil’s achievements […]

New York Mets to Retire Jerry Koosman’s #36 on Saturday

 The New York Mets will retire Jerry Koosman’s uniform #36 on Saturday in a pre-game ceremony beginning at 6:45 pm prior to the game vs. Washington. Koosman, who is the winningest left-hander in team history (140 wins), will become the third player to have his number retired by the Mets, joining Tom Seaver (#41) and […]

New York Mets to Induct Trio into Team’s Hall of Fame

 LHP Jon Matlack, RHP Ron Darling and infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 31 in an on-field ceremony at Citi Field that begins at 6:45 p.m. The three new additions will bring the total membership of the Mets Hall of Fame to 30. Al Jackson will […]

Carlos Beltran Named Mets Manager

The New York Mets today announced that they have named Carlos Beltrán the 22nd manager in team history, agreeing to terms on a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth year. Beltrán, 42, has spent the past year as a special advisor for the New York Yankees. He last played in the majors […]

Mets Launch First -Ever Annual Vault

The New York Mets, along with Heritage Werks, are excited to announce the launch of The Virtual Vault, a completely free digital archive of historical material that tells the story of the Mets franchise with a heavy emphasis on the 1969 World Champion Mets in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Celebration of that incredible season […]