METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 11, 1963 GAME:The 26th Met
February 28, 2002
This game was played on the day I was born. Glad to see the Mets won. This was a better day for the Mets and N.Y. for what was to come exactly 38 years later.
June 26, 2005
This was the final win for the New York Mets at the Polo Grounds and the final loss for the Giants' franchise at Coogan's Bluff.
The Mets had seven more home games in 1963 after this game but lost them all. Then they finished the season with a nine game road trip.
The Mets jumped on Jack Sanford and scored two in the bottom of the first on an RBI single by Duke Snider and an infield out by Pumpsie Green. They added two more in the second on a bases-loaded single by Tim Harkness.
Al Jackson pitched a complete game for the Mets, allowing an unearned run in the sixth and an Orlando Cepeda home run in the eighth.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: