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1990 Regular Season Game 41
May 26, 1990
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Tony Del
October 29, 2010
I got my first foul ball at this game. It was hit by Joe Carter.

Mr. Roboto
February 15, 2011
Hey, Tony! Did Carter hit that foul ball to you in the fourth inning? If he did, then you got your souvenir while Sid Fernandez was recording his 1000th strikeout. El Sid fanned Carter in the top of the fourth for his 37th strikeout of the season, which brought him to the 1,000 mark for his career.

November 4, 2011
Mr. Roboto, you are a little off about Fernandez. The strikeout of Carter in the 4th inning was actually his 1,000th as a Mets pitcher only. Sid had nine K's with the Dodgers before coming to New York and reached the 1,000 career mark in San Diego six days earlier. Ironically, it was Carter that he struck out for that milestone, too.

Mr. Roboto
November 11, 2011
Jughead, thanks for your clarification of my earlier entry. I did a little checking and found that you are correct about Fernandez. His 1,000th strikeouts with the Mets and as a major leaguer were both against Carter. I had forgotten that Sid began his career in Los Angeles. Good research.

There is another interesting fact about this game. It was the last win for Davey Johnson as Mets manager.

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