1962 New York Mets Opening Day Full Ticket & Program--First Game in Franchise History! After a five-year absence, the National League returns to the Big Apple. Though their season would prove to be one of the worst in Major League history, concluding with an abysmal 40-120 record, the 1962 Mets remain one of the most collectible editions in franchise history. It all began here. Most noteworthy is a full, unused ticket for Opening Day, April 13, 1962, a four to three loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, EX-MT. We should stress that the Mets opened the 1962 season at the Polo Grounds, so this is truly the first game played by the franchise. The game is scored in pencil at center of the program, which rates VG-EX due to typical handling wear. An exceedingly rare matched pair for the serious Mets collector.

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