D-Whit - It Was 45 Years Ago Today...Friday September 26th 1969


September 26th

Jerry Koosman wins his 17th with CG blanking of Phils
After an off day on Thursday, the NL East division champs traveled up the road to Philadelphia. Jerry Koosman started and finished the game, picking his 17th win. “Koos” allowed just four hits while striking out nine in his CG shutout.

Offensively, Donn Clendenon cracked a 2 run HR in the 1st, his 16th, and RBI singles from Amos Otis and Bobby Pfeil helped lead New York to a 5-0 victory. With four games left, if the Mets (97-61) need to go 3-1 for a 100 win season.


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