METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE APRIL 19, 1988 GAME:Gord
February 28, 2011
I remember going to this game with my parents and best friend Jimmy. We had box seats from our friend Murray, right along the first base line. I was 7 years old and began learning how to keep score for the first time that night. Jimmy was already a pro thanks to his Strat-O-Matic baseball games with his dad, so he was teaching me how to do it.
My clearest memories of Shea that night are that Terry Leach got rocked so bad that he threw his glove into the crowd in frustration when he was pulled from the game, and it was extremely cold in the later innings. People around us had blankets, but my mom was freezing and lamenting the fact that she only brought a denim jacket.
I was also fairly confident that Bob Ojeda pitched. By searching this outstanding database with the few clues I had (e.g., night game early in the '88 season), I was able to pinpoint this specific game. Thanks so much UltimateMets.com for providing such a wonderful resource for true Met fans!
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