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National League Standings, August 9, 1979
METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 9, 1979 GAME: The Mook
A weak two hit effort from the anemic 79 Mets. My lasting memory of this game was Willie Monnnntannnezz trying to nonchalantly snatch a ground ball and having it bounce off his glove into RF. The next week Willie was off to Texas for a pair of socks and a water cooler. I don't think the Mets would have even been able to get Rich Chiles for Willie at that point.
November 11, 2003
Remember comparing Willie to the Cardinals' Hernandez and wonder why the Mets never seem to get real ballplayers.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: