VIDEO: A look back at some memorable moments in Mets World Series history

As the New York Mets face the Kansas City Royals in the World Series, it is the team's fifth trip to the Fall Classic in franchise history.

The Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles in 1969, lost to the Oakland A's in 1973, defeated the Boston Red Sox in 1986, and lost to the New York Yankees in 2000.

Here's a look back at some moments from Mets World Series history.


Oct. 12, 1969: Mets first baseman Donn Clendenon hits a solo home run in the top of the 4th to give the Mets a 1-0 lead in Game 2



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Oct. 12, 1969: Al Weis singles with two outs in the top of the 9th to give the Mets a 2-1 lead over the Orioles in Game 2

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Oct. 12, 1969: Ron Taylor gets the final out as the Mets collect their first World Series game victory in franchise history



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Oct. 14, 1969: Former Mets manager Casey Stengel is interviewed during Game 3:


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Oct. 15, 1969: Mets starting pitcher Tom Seaver completes his 10th inning of work in Game 4 by striking out Paul Blair, keeping the game tied at 1.



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Oct. 12, 1969: Rod Gaspar scores the winning run in the bottom of the 10th as Pete Richert's throw hits J.C. Martin after Martin's bunt as the Mets win Game 4
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Oct. 22, 1986: Lenny Dykstra hits a two-run homer to right that tips off Dwight Evans' glove and gives the Mets a 5-0 lead in the 7th of Game 4.

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