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Polo Grounds V (Mets) Firsts
New York, NY
The park was used by the Giants (1911-1957) and Yankees (1912-1922).

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Game 04/13/1962 Pirates 4, Mets 3
  Umpires Bill Jackowski, Ed Sudol
    Al Forman, Tom Gorman
  Managers Casey Stengel, Mets
    Danny Murtaugh, Pirates
  Starting Pitchers Sherman Jones, Mets
    Tom Sturdivant, Pirates
  Ceremonial Pitch New York Mayor Robert F. Wagner Jr.
  Attendance 12,447
Batting
  Batter Bill Virdon (ground out)
  Hit Smoky Burgess (single)
  Run Smoky Burgess
  RBI Don Hoak
  Single Smoky Burgess
  Double Don Hoak
  Triple Bill Mazeroski
  Home Run Frank Thomas
  Grand Slam Jim Davenport (06/01/1962)
  IPHR Gil Hodges (05/16/1962)
  Stolen Base Julian Javier (04/18/1962)
  Sacrifice Hit Bob Friend (04/15/1962)
  Sacrifice Fly Bob Skinner (04/15/1962)
  Cycle Jim Hickman (08/07/1963)
Pitching
  Win Tom Sturdivant
  Loss Sherman Jones
  Shutout Al Jackson (04/29/1962)
  Save Roy Face
  Hit by Pitch Wilmer Mizell hit Felix Mantilla (04/14/1962)
  Wild Pitch Herb Moford
  Balk Jim Golden (06/22/1962)
  No-Hitter None while Mets used park