METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JUNE 9, 1972 GAME:Scott Farkus
November 18, 2003
The world look wonderful from the upper deck that fine June evening. All was well in Metville (never mind the loss), the Mets were in 1st, Willie Mays was in NY, a wonderful summer awaited. Then, reality! Staub starts an incredible sequence of injuries which ends up with Duffy Dyer playing right in August.
But I do remember that wonderful heady feeling only a kid can have at a ballgame in June when your team is in first.
Other lasting memory, for some reason, is catcher Larry Howard's (Is that right, isn't he one of the Stooges?) HR over the 396 sign in left.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: