Al Jackson pitches masterfully and Joe Crawford celebrates a birthday,
Al Jackson, default ace of the early Amazins, pitched like legit one on April 19, 1964 to earn the first-ever win by a Mets pitcher at Shea Stadium.
If you think the Mets' 2013 Opening Day lineup will be the worst ever, know that it has some stiff competition
Happy Birthday (and Merry Christmas) to "Little Al" Jackson. The left-hander was arguably the best pitcher on those early Mets teams.
On this date in 1965, the Mets almost no-hit the Pirates. Exactly five years later, they were almost no-hit by the Padres. Better luck next time, San Diego.