Did you know that the New York Mets began their entry into the National League with a future Hall of Fame manager Casey Stengel as their skipper—yet still lost more than one-hundred games three consecutive seasons?
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1962 famous firsts: April 11, 1962, the Mets played their first official game in franchise history, an 11-4 loss to the Cardinals in St. Louis; April 23, 1962, the Mets secured their first victory in franchise history with a 9-1 victory in Pittsburgh; and April 13, 1962, the Mets played their first home game in franchise history, a 4-3 Pirate victory at the Polo Grounds.