Baseball that brought Mets first victory finally comes home

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Baseball that brought Mets first victory finally comes home
Baseball that brought Mets first victory finally comes home

How far can one baseball go? It can cross state lines, help the needy and forge new bonds. It can serve as a welcome buried treasure, the very existence of which was known by only a select few, and reignite memories from more than a half-century ago. It can become a delightful symbol for a franchise prone to drama and emotion — as well as one more tribute to a beloved legend who left us. This baseball was the one in play when the Mets recorded the first victory in their history, on April 23, 1962, at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh. You can now see it at the Mets' Hall of Fame at their ballpark, Citi Field, where it arrived just last week nearly 57 years after its moment of glory. In between its origin

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