METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 15, 1969 GAME:Michael Fontana
January 10, 2002
Stayed up late and listened on the radio. This game will ever be etched in my mind, as Steve Carlton set a then-record 19 strikeouts in a single nine-inning game. And yet, the Mets won 4-3 on two two-run homers by none other than the immortal Ron Swoboda!
August 27, 2005
I remember watching this game on TV. I remember Swoboda's two home runs, but I also remember him making two running, diving, sliding catches in the outfield; Swoboda single-handedly won that game in the stretch run to the World Series after being swept in Chicago. Am I wrong in my memory of these catches?
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: