METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 1, 1990 GAME:Steven G
August 27, 2005
This was Tommy Herr's and Charlie O'Brien's first game as Mets, and I remember how I couldn't believe the hated Cardinal, Tommy Herr, from the 1980s was a member of the New York Mets.
I was at this game and, lo and behold, Tommy Herr hit a home run, but I still never liked him, and it was one of very few highlights that he provided Mets fans.
The first glimpse of O'Brien that game refreshed my memory of how a real defensive catcher is supposed to play, as opposed to the hitting catcher I was used to, Mackey Sasser. I won't even go into Sasser's throws (or attempts) back to the pitcher.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: