METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE APRIL 9, 2001 GAME:Russell J. Lydon
October 24, 2004
I remember it was almost 90 degrees and sunny. I left Shea with a sunburn. I was and wasn't excited for the game because the Mets sweep by Montreal. The crowd yelling nasty things when John Rocker was introduced and as it would turn out to be one, if not the final appearance with Braves even though he didn't pitch during the series. Anyway, Piazza homered twice, Shinjo got his first MLB home run and his first curtain call. Bentiez gave up a 9th inning home run (what else is new). The Mets raised the 2000 NL Championship banner in centerfield with the rest of the pennants. They wore the 20/60 patch for the first and only time of year. One of the games that WASN'T a indication of the topsy tirvy that would come.
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