Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1969
July 9th, 2012 by slangon

Like the previous season, 1969 saw the Mets send 3 players to the All-Star Game.

Cleon Jones had an outstanding year in 1969. He hit .340 on the season, which was 3rd in the League behind Pete Rose and Roberto Clemente. This was his one and only All-Star appearance. He started the game in left field and went 2 for 4 with 2 runs scored.

Jerry Koosman was named to his second consecutive All-Star team. He pitched 1.2 innings, giving up 1 hit and struck out Brooks Robinson. This card also marks the first time a Met appeared on a Topps All-Star card.

This also marked Tom Seaver’s third consecutive All-Star team, although he did not play in the game.

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