METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 31, 1973 GAME:Matt Ward
April 6, 2002
This was my first visit to Shea Stadium! My Yankee fan father finally broke down and took me and my brother to a Mets game. We sat on the third base side of the mezzanine level. Until finding this website, all I remembered was that it was late July of '73 Vs. Pittsburgh and that the Mets lost a low scoring game. I had forgotten who pitched for the Mets but did remember that Dock Ellis started for the Pirates. My dad has also told me that on that final night of July with the Mets at the bottom of the NL East, I told him that the Mets would win the division that year! And they did!
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: