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Giants 6, Mets 1
1972 Regular Season Game 78
July 12, 1972
Mets 4, Giants 0
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Mets 3, Padres 2
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METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 12, 1972 GAME:

Hank M
January 15, 2006
I went to this game with my grandmother. We saw Jon Matlack shut out the Giants, 4-0, on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. Jon pitched a 4-hitter and got Willie McCovey on a called third strike for the final out in the ninth.

The only run Jon would need was scored in the first inning when Jim Fregosi hit into a double play with the bases loaded after Sam McDowell had walked the first three batters of the game. Also, Bud Harrelson hit a triple that scored both Wayne Garrett and Matlack in the second inning.

Grandma and I enjoyed every minute of this game. It was a great day to be at Shea!

Anthony P
May 31, 2006
This was the first baseball game I ever attended. Me and my dad. I was seven years old. I remember seeing the grass for the first time - so green. Most of my memories of this day have faded. But my love for my dad and the Mets have only grown stronger.

This is a great site. I only remembered the final score of the game and our opponent. Now I feel like I have an anniversary that I can share with my family forever.



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