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Howard Levy
April 13, 2001
We couldn't get tickets for the games at Shea, so my father drove us from Far Rockaway, Queens to Baltimore to see the game. Incredably, it wasn't sold out..(Baltimore isn't a sports town). My family stood where the left field stands meet the foul line during batting practice. We had Mets banners and were yelling encouraging words to the players. Reliever Ron Taylor threw my Dad a ball during practice. We were the only Mets fans at that game. During the game, a local fan paraded through the aisles with a sign that said "Save The Railroad." My father, a Brooklynite, shouted "Forget the railroad. You betta save the Orioles from the Mets!!!"

October 11, 2017
Jerry Koosman held the Orioles hitless through the first six innings and the Mets won their first World Series game. Donn Clendenon homered and Al Weis got an RBI single to break a tie in the top of the ninth. In the 7th, Ed Charles made an outstanding grab of Dave Johnson’s hard grounder for an inning-ending force play. This was one of many defensive gems turned by the Mets in the Series that got overshadowed by the catches Agee and Swoboda made over the next two games. Charles looked much like his third base counterpart, Brooks Robinson, on the play. He was even wearing the same uniform #5 in front of the Baltimore crowd! Ed’s stellar stop was a sign of things to come at Shea later in the week.

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