METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 25, 1965 GAME:Joel
August 13, 2003
The very first game I ever went to! A doubleheader (we stayed only for the first game) my father took me to Shea for the first time ever. We had terrific box seats near the first base dugout. The Mets won the first game beating Bo Belinksy. I think (I might be wrong) that the very first major league batter I ever saw- Cookie Rojas - hit a lead off HR for the Phillies in this game.
January 23, 2004
This was Wes Westrum's first game as Mets "interim" manager while Casey recovererd from his broken hip.
If I recall correctly, Wes was very well liked, but many people were surprised that he got the job over Yogi, who of course had played for Casey, and who had joined the Mets the past winter after being fired by the Yankees.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: