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Mets retire Jerry Koosman’s No. 36 in Citi Field ceremony

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NEW YORK — Sept. 30, 1978, was the last time the winningest left-hander in Mets franchise history took the mound for the club. Four decades later, the Mets retired Jerry Koosman’s No. 36 on Saturday in a touching on-field ceremony at Citi Field. Koosman’s children, two sons and his daughter, and four grandchildren were in attendance to honor his legacy. Koosman became just the third Mets player to have his number retired, joining Tom Seaver (No. 41) and Mike Piazza (No. 31). The Mets have also retired No. 14 for manager Gil Hodges, No. 37 for manager Casey Stengel and No. 42 across baseball fo…

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