METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE AUGUST 21, 1965 GAME:Larry
May 9, 2005
My first visit to Shea Stadium. I was 7 years old at the time. My Dad and I had great seats, Fat Jack Fisher was on the mound, and the Mets won! Joe Christopher drove in a couple of runs, the Mets' fielding was good, and they beat the defending champs. All in all, a great initiation to live baseball. The stadium wasn't full, and in retrospect, it was probably because the '64-'65 Worlds Fair was winding down next door in Flushing Meadows Park, and visitors were more likely to go to fair than the game. Despite obvious realities, I assumed that Mets would always win when I attended. Unfortunately, my youthful optimism didn't pan out.
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