METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 20, 1985 GAME:
September 15, 2004
This broke the previous Met record for runs scored at Shea in a game which had been 14 on more than one occasion.
October 18, 2004
This was one fun game to watch, which I did from the field level seats near the Mets' dugout. Darryl Strawberry's first inning grand slam off Steve Bedrosian on a 2-2 pitch from Steve Bedrosian set the tone for a 16-4 win. Darryl also hit a 3-run homer to center field. I remember Dale Murphy's glove falling off his hand as he reached for the ball!
Howard Johnson, Danny Heep and Clint Hurdle contributed four-baggers, too. Five home runs in one game, all by left-handed hitters!
Because of the lopsided score, Dave Johnson put Doug Sisk in to replace Dwight Gooden in the seventh inning. He pitched the final three innings, which was nice to see after the problems he had been experiencing. For about a year, his pitching declined, he lost his job as the righty closer and he was booed by fans. Even though he allowed three runs, it was good to see him finish a game again.
July 25, 2005
Mets also won the next day 15-10 which was the first time they had scored over 30 runs in two consecutive games.