The New York Mets lost the 1973 World Series to the Oakland Athletics, four games to three. These were the Mets starters in that series:
C: Jerry Grote
1B: John Milner
2B: Felix Millan
3B: Wayne Garrett
SS: Bud Harrelson
OF: Don Hahn, Cleon Jones, and Rusty Staub
Starters: Jon Matlack, Jerry Koosman, and Tom Seaver.