Using archival film footage, recounts one of the most memorable and exciting seasons baseball has ever known. Tells how the underdogs, the New York Mets, won the 1969 World Championship, lifting the spirits of America and bringing people together. Looks at the early years of the team. Features Gil Hodges, the manager who molded the Mets into champions. Shows highlights of the World Series where the Mets played against the Baltimore Orioles. Includes commentary by former team members.