National League Standings, September 16, 2005
METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 16, 2005 GAME:
February 26, 2006
This was the time when the Mets realized they just blew their chances of making the playoffs and they tried to make it up to their fans by winning the rest of their games. Pedro Martinez, the one bright spot for the Mets all season, was on the mound and he pitched a gem. He woke up the Shea crowd from its two week hibernation and for the last three innings, it felt like the Mets were in the playoff race again. For those three innings, all you could hear throughout the stadium were chants of "Let's Go Pedro" and Pedro ended the game with a 6-hit shutout and ten strikeouts. It was only when I woke up the next morning that I remembered that the Mets were not going to the playoffs this year.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: