Hello ladies and gentlemen, this is Bob Murphy bringing you Mets baseball. Today is opening day of the 1966 baseball season and the Mets will be facing Hank Aaron and the Atlanta Braves here at Shea Stadium. Now for the starting line-up for the 1966 New York Mets.
Leading off for the Mets to start the season will be-
Batting second and playing second base is-
Playing third and batting third for the Mets is all-star-
Batting clean-up is the first baseman-
followed by the left fielder-
Batting sixth and playing rightfield, Rocky-
Doing the catching for the Mets and batting seventh-
Batting eighth, the shortstop-
And batting ninth, starting his first opening day for the Mets, the pitcher-
I've been very surprised at most of the Met opening day line-ups.
Mr. Rothenberg, again. Thank you sir, you initials are on a bench way behind Dick Stuart.