METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 16, 1964 GAME:dvd sfd
January 28, 2002
This was my first baseball game and the game that made me into a Mets fan. In the midst of a dreadful season I went to a game and they won! I remember that it was blisteringly hot, we had box seats (how'd we get them anyway?) and I remember being very happy that I got the Mets yearbook (long gone). Can't wait for the box score but I'm happy to know at least who the winning pitcher was.
January 15, 2003
This was also my first baseball game. I was 9, and went with my father, grandfather and uncle. We had mezzanine seats directly behind home plate. Vivid memories of the green grass and how well all who sat around us treated me upon learning it was my first game.
Bill Van Alstyne
June 7, 2004
My second Mets game. A sunny Sunday afternoon at Shea. Art Mahaffey started for the Phils. Bobby Klaus hammered his first pitch into left for a single, and the rout was on. Phils botched a double play ball in the first. Mahaffey never survived the inning. It was 7-0 after two. Galen Cisco retired the first nine Phils. Richie Allen hit a 2-run homer in the 4th but the Mets hit the ball all over the lot. Klaus I think had 5 hits. George Altman had 3 or 4. Phils were never in it. John Herrnstein hit a 2 run pinch homer in the eighth but Cisco cruised to a complete game 12-4 win.
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