Someone recently told Alameda’s Sandlot Blog that in 1958 Franklin Park fielded a team named the Mets. The City Desk argued that wasn’t possible since the New York Mets didn’t come into existence until 1962. A little more research led our staff to the magical 1964 season and the second division finish for… the Franklin Mets.
But you may be asking, “Why was magical about the 1964 season?”
The answer is simple and can be found in the standings where the storied Estuary Rams went undefeated with a perfect 11-0 mark!
Here’s the final standings for 1964 in the Little Coast League: