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Jeff K
February 18, 2011
So my wife is this huge Dave Kingman fan with the worst luck/timing. We went to a Sunday doubleheader against the Cubs in July; Kingman hit 5 home runs on Friday and Saturday, then did nothing Sunday in the rain and cold, and one game was rained out. This is the makeup twi-nighter. The first game starts at 5pm, so my wife leaves straight from her job and gets there in the bottom of the third inning, right after Kingman knocked in 2 Cubs. He does nothing the rest of the game, neither do the Mets; they lose 2-0. Second game is 1-1 after 9 innings, with Kingman 0-4. It's late, so we leave to go home. On the radio on the way home, of course we hear that Kingman singles in a run in the 11th, and the Cubs win 2-1. At this point we're waiting for Kingman to call us and tell us to stay home when he plays!

Ed K
August 31, 2011
This was the beginning of the Mets worst homestand ever as they went 0-9 hosting the Cubs, Expos, and Cards.

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