METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 28, 1989 GAME:flushing flash
April 23, 2002
This was the first time ever that the previous season's two Cy Young Award winners faced each other in a game.
August 9, 2010
This was the "salami" game that gave me my 15 minutes of fame. Abe Lebewohl, the owner of NYC's famous Second Avenue Deli, had announced a promotion offering a free salami to anyone who showed up with a ticket stub from a game won by new Met Frank Viola. Being kind of a wise-ass, I thought it would be fun to see their reaction to a ticket from a road game. I ordered a ticket through the Dodgers, and had it sent via FedEx. I showed up at the restaurant the next morning with my ticket, and the next thing I knew, I was besieged by media and got my picture and a story in all the major city newspapers. Lebewohl gave me a whole box of salamis!
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: