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1998 Regular Season Game 44
May 22, 1998
Mets 3, Brewers 2
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May 23, 1998
Mets 3, Brewers 0
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Ira Klapper
May 2, 2002
The greatest day in Mets history. The buzz was unreal as the walk-up line was loaded with everybody discussing the catcher we just acquired from the Florida Marlins...Mike Piazza. I don't remember too much about the actual game except Cook picking off two guys in one inning of a one run game, and being one of the first in the park to realize that Franco was wearing #45, and giving up his number to Piazza, who would arrive the next day. You could just tell everybody knew it was a new era of Mets baseball

Stu Baron
May 22, 2008
I recall sitting at Shea in the eighth inning when the Mets made a pitching change. I know players' uni numbers, so I thought it strange when I saw "45 P" on the scoreboard. I had no idea who that was until John Franco was announced, and I realized that he already had switched from 31 to 45 in deference to newly acquired Mike Piazza. Needless to say, this was the beginning of the end of Alberto Castillo's Mets career!



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