METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE APRIL 30, 2002 GAME:Ken Akerman
April 24, 2003
I was at this game. A dismal game for my Diamondbacks. Piazza hits two home runs, including a grand slam. Fortunatately the Diamondbacks got revenge against the Mets at Shea Stadium in August, sweeping a four-game series there.
March 18, 2009
People usually remember 2002 as an awful Mets season. They forget that when they won this game - finishing off one of their best Aprils ever - they were tied for 1st Place. People was remarking what a consistant rotation the team had with Leiter, Astacio, Estes, Trachsel, and D'Amico. Optimism was in the air with wins like this thanks to a couple of Piazza homers. Unfortunately, the bottom fell out as the season progressed and Bobby Valentine got a pink slip at the conclusion.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: