METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 4, 1976 GAME:d-man
August 7, 2007
First Mets (or any baseball) game I ever went to. Never even thought to look up the box score until just now.
I was a nine year old kid, my mom surprised me by picking me up from a day camp I was at, and told me the local recreation department was having a trip to the game. Put me on the old beater school bus with a friend of mine, and off we went. What memories!
I'll always remember sitting up in the nosebleed upper deck seats when Jerry Grote hit a triple into the rightfield corner that completely disappeared from my view. My first taste of Shea Stadium!
October 7, 2008
I was taken to this midweek day game by my grandfather. A superb performance by Koosman, but what I remember from this game is Ed Kranepool dropping a perfect bunt down the third base line in the 3rd inning and reaching first without a throw.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: