• Short Summary

    The Mets won the World Series of baseball on Thursday (16 Oct.) before 57,397 spectators in Shea Stadium.

  • Description


    LS Crowd at Shea
    0.05


    MS Scoreboard 3 to 0 6th inning
    0.08


    MS Don Clendenon hit 2 run homer
    0.32


    MS Scoreboard 3 to 2 6th inning
    0.035


    MS Crowd stands
    0.39


    MS Tie score 8th inning
    0.42


    MS Cleon Jones hit double
    0.54


    MS Crowd
    0.57


    MS Swoboda doubles in Jones
    1.10


    MS Crowd
    1.15


    MS Scoreboard Mets 4 to 3 8th inning
    1.16


    MS Grote singles in run
    1.23


    LS Scoreboard Pan to Met sign to crowd on field
    1.42



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    SPORT: BASEBALL

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Mets won the World Series of baseball on Thursday (16 Oct.) before 57,397 spectators in Shea Stadium. They defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, for their fourth straight victory of the Series. The Orioles only won the first game.

    Baltimore took an early three run lead when their pitcher Dave McNally hit a two run home run in the third inning and Frank Robinson followed with another home run in the same inning.

    Then Met pitcher, Jerry Koosman who had won the second game of the series, settled down and allowed only one more hit during the rest of the game.

    The Mets stormed back with two runs in the sixth inning on Donn Clendenon's third home run of the series. In the seventh inning the usually light hitting Al Weis tied the score on a home run. The Met went ahead in the eight inning when Cleon Jones doubled and then scored on another doubled by Ron Swobada..Then Jerry Grote hit a low line drive toward first base. The First Baseman, John Powell made an error on the play and Swoboda scored. That made that score 5-3. Koosman held Baltimore scoreless in the ninth inning and the Mets were the baseball champions of the world.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1VMQHZSVK56VAYPB7UUOXBBIX
    Media URN:
    VLVA1VMQHZSVK56VAYPB7UUOXBBIX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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