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Few teams have captured the imagination and hearts of fans quite like the 1986 New York Mets. This legendary team, led by the charismatic Davey Johnson, etched its name in the record books with an awe-inspiring regular season performance, culminating in a dramatic World Series triumph over the Boston Red Sox.

Offered here is the November 3,1986 edition of Sports Illustrated with Ray Knight on the cover. A remarkable CGC 9.6 graded copy. With only a population of 2, this pristine magazine represents a rare and cherished piece of memorabilia for avid collectors and die-hard fans alike.

The New York Mets' dominance in the 1986 season is undeniable. They stormed through the regular season, capturing an astonishing 108 victories, a club record that still stands today. This remarkable achievement firmly established them as one of the top teams in the last half-century, igniting a sense of excitement and anticipation among fans that reverberated throughout the city.

However, it was the team's incredible resilience and tenacity in the World Series that truly cemented their place in baseball history. Facing off against the Boston Red Sox, a formidable opponent with their own fervent fan base, the Mets found themselves locked in a grueling seven-game series that showcased the very best of America's pastime.

Game after game, the tension mounted as both teams fought tooth and nail for the elusive championship title. The series became the embodiment of a true sporting spectacle, captivating audiences across the nation. Each pitch, swing, and catch held the potential to alter the course of history.

In a stunning finale, the Mets emerged victorious, clinching the World Series title in a manner that will forever be etched in the memories of fans fortunate enough to witness it. The triumph was a testament to the team's unwavering spirit, their unyielding determination, and their ability to rally when the odds seemed insurmountable.

Nov. 3, 1986 Sports Illustrated New York Mets World Series Champions ("Knight Cap") – CGC 9.6 (Highest Graded, Pop 2)
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