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Mets 2, Braves 1
1997 Regular Season Game 162
September 28, 1997
Mets 8, Braves 2
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March 31, 1998
Mets 1, Phillies 0
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Shickhaus Franks
November 5, 2006
It was the Mets home (and season) finale and the sun played peek-a-boo with the clouds all afternoon but they got this one in. John Olerud got to the 100 RBI mark as the Mets defeated the playoff bound Braves 8-2 in front of 27,176. After the game, Bobby V and company came out for a curtain call and we cheered like crazy! It was a sure sign of good things to come as then-Dodger Mike Piazza hit his 40th home run in Colorado on the same day. Who knew at the time that several months later that Piazza would be a New York Met?

Michael
April 6, 2016
One of the most "feel good" games in Mets history in my opinion. The 1997 Mets finished off an 88 win season with a big win over the Braves. This team really came out of nowhere to put together a season that few expected after years of mediocre play, especially with starting the season off going 3-9. Once this game was over, Diamond Vision played a video of season highlights and even some of the players had tears in their eyes (notably Carlos Baerga and John Franco). Fun game to watch and really set the stage for a nice run of seasons for the team.



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