This day in baseball: Mets’ first victory

The New York Mets won their first franchise game on April 23, 1962, their tenth game of the season.  Jay Hook pitched a five-hit complete game as the Mets defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, 9-1, at Forbes Field.  What’s more, they also broke the Pirates’ ten-game win streak with the victory.

 

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