MLB – 1969 – Baseballs Greatest Hits – Highlights – World Series Game 5 – Orioles Vs Mets – The Mets Shine

Orioles P Dave McNally shut out the Mets through five innings….and helped himself with a two-run homer in the third inning….then teammate Frank Robinson homered in the inning as well….and the Orioles looked to be cruising with a 3–0 lead. The Mets, however, benefited from two questionable umpire’s calls…..with one In the top of the sixth inning….when…

MLB – 1969 – Special Feature The Amazing Mets Unsung Hero SS Al Weis – As Told By Mel Allen

DOG ASIDE: Albert John Weis (born April 2, 1938) is a former Major League Baseball player….who was a light-hitting infielder with only seven career home runs….and funny enough, he is best remembered for a dramatic home run hit in game five of the 1969 World Series….who was a switch hitter until the end of the 1968 season….after which he batted exclusively right-handed.  Although Mets manager Gil Hodges acquired Weis primarily…