METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 3, 1969 GAME:David Davidson
July 16, 2008
This marked my first visit to Shea Stadium. Seats were in the upper deck about halfway between 1st base and the right-field foul pole. I remember my disappointment that neither Seaver or Koosman were the scheduled starters but that was forgotten when Jane Jarvis hit the first notes on the organ to play "Meet the Mets." Jerry Grote's line drive into the right field bullpen ended the game in the 11th inning. When I look back I can say I saw Hank Aaron play in person. I was fortunate to also see Mays, Mantle, Killebrew, Stargell and others during my pre-teen and teenage years growing up in the New York area.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: