METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE SEPTEMBER 1, 1982 GAME:Professor G
July 8, 2005
Ah, the night the Mets snapped a 15-game losing streak. I'll never forget seeing a TV crew's story afterwards. The reporter says: "The mood in the clubhouse could hardly be called a wild celebration..." At which point, Mets reliever Tom Hausman leaped from out of nowhere into the picture, clutching a bottle of champagne and screamed, "Who the (bleep) said this isn't a wild celebration!" Classic moment in an absolutely horrible year. One in which George Foster was brought in and hailed as the savior and ended up being booed at home by June and having fans outside Shea pelt his limo with batteries by July.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: