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TOUGH LOSS AT WRIGLEY
Al Leiter retired the last 13 batters he faced, but to no avail as the Cubs’ Kerry Wood pitched a 4-hit shutout, completing a 4-game sweep of the Mets at Wrigley for the first time since 1992.
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SIGNED LEITER 9/11 MEMORIAL JERSEY
Longtime Mets pitcher Al Leiter was part of the rotation in the 2001 season, when the Mets debuted 9/11 memorial jerseys following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in New York City.
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BACK IN THE PLAYOFFS, 1999
After a red-hot 97-66 season, the Mets returned to the postseason in 1999 for the first time in over a decade. They defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks in the NLDS, then faced a tough Atlanta Braves tea ...
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NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPS!
The 2001 yearbook commemorated the pennant-winning Mets of the previous season. The 2000 team won over the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS for the fourth pennant in franchise history. The Mets ultimat ...
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PIAZZA PUMPED ABOUT THE PENNANT, 2000
Al Leiter hugged Mike Piazza following a 7-0 Game 5 victory in the 2000 NLCS, giving the Mets the series win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Piazza led the team with 2 home runs in the five-game series. ...