METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 8, 1968 GAME:J. Eckert
March 29, 2002
So long ago, so I have only these lasting impressions - getting beaned in the stands as Gary Kolb skidded a batting practice liner across the top of my skull (a fan got the ball, gave it to me with the comment "here you go, you deserve this one", being so close to the field I could actually hear Ed Kranepool say s#%t as a practice throw got past him at 1B (this was pre-Ball Four when we didn't know major leaguers said that stuff), and the Pirates daring to go against Tom Seaver with a pitcher with the face of a 12-year old. Oh, and incidentally Doc Ellis bested Seaver 3-0.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: