METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 2, 1984 GAME:Bob P
May 27, 2003
My wife and I had just moved into our house and we took this week off. To get away from the constant cleaning and straightening up we decided to go to the game that night. Fortunately, my father knew a guy in the Mets' ticket office back then and I called him and he put aside two "X- seats" for us, right behind the plate under the screen. And so I got my first up close look at Dwight Gooden, from about the eighth row!
Doc didn't disappoint us, he went 8.1 innings, striking out 12, and despite giving up a leadoff triple to Bill Doran in the first inning, Gooden was the winner in this 4-2 Mets victory. Wally Backman had two singles and drove in 3 of the Mets' 4 runs.
Jesse Orosco came in to get the last two outs and struck out Ray Knight, who represented the tying run, to end the game.
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: