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9/11 Relief Supplies at Shea Stadium
As relief supplies arrived at Shea Stadium, Mets staff placed them strategically throughout the property. Open parking lots provided easier access for the relief trucks coming in and out of Shea Stadi ...
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A Crowd – and Nation – Applauds
After Mike Piazza’s dramatic go-ahead home run in the bottom of the 8th inning, Shea Stadium erupted in celebration. The deafening roar of the crowd lasted through the end of the Mets 3-2 victory over ...
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A Hollywood Ending
Mike Piazza slammed 2,127 hits across 1,912 games in his 16-year career. The Hall of Famer, 12-time All-Star, and 10-time Silver Slugger winner collected countless big hits in his career. Yet none of ...
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A Home Run for the Soul
In the bottom of the 8th inning, Mike Piazza stepped up to the plate, in this jersey, under the watching eyes of an entire nation. Down 2-1 to the Atlanta Braves, with Edgardo Alfonzo on first base, P ...
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A Meaning Beyond Baseball
Both the Mets and the Atlanta Braves proudly donned American flags on their uniforms and equipment. The gesture was an apt reminder to those watching – and playing – that the game was about much more ...
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A Mini Mookie: Mookie Wilson Bobblehead
Fifteen thousand lucky kids walked away from Shea Stadium with a Mookie Wilson bobblehead in 2001. Wilson was first base coach at the time, but he was also well-known as the Mets player who hit a tent ...
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A Stylish Tsuyoshi Shinjo Bobblehead
Tsuyoshi Shinjo played 10 seasons in Japan before joining the Mets as just the second Japanese-born position player in MLB history. With the Mets, Shinjo lit up the field with his style and attitude a ...
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A United Front
The atmosphere at Shea Stadium was absolutely electric during the night of September 21, 2001. Fans presented a united front in support of New York City, first responders and the return of America’s p ...
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Al Leiter Signed 9/11 Memorial Jersey
When the Mets took the field again following the September 11 attacks in 2001, they sported 9-11-01 patches on their sleeves. Longtime pitcher Al Leiter provided steady leadership from the mound as ba ...
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All Hands on Deck
When Shea Stadium transformed into an ad-hoc staging ground for 9/11 relief supplies, Mets players jumped at the opportunity to lend a helping hand. Mets players, along with their friends and family, ...