Tag Archive: New York Mets

  1. The ’67 Cubs Took First Today

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    On this day in 1967, the “Lovable Losers” took their first step toward respectability on a crazy Sunday afternoon at #WrigleyField when the crowd wouldn’t leave. The #Cubs got a 3-hitter from Fergie Jenkins, who had a double, triple and RBI to beat the #Reds. Their win put them in the win column for the 13th time in 14 games and in first place that late in the season for the first time since 1945. The crowd wouldn’t budge until the grounds crew changed the center field standings flags and put the Cubs on top.

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  2. #Mets beat #Cubs and lose over a million bucks

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    SOME SOLACE TO A DISAPPOINTING 4-3 LOSS THURSDAY. #BobbyBonillaDay – Bobby Bonilla gets paid more money from the Mets than more than half of this year’s actual Mets players do in salary, and he hasn’t played for them since 1999. Here’s the how and why about “Bobby Bonilla Day” when the Mets pay him $1,193,248.20 every July 1 until 2035.

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