METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 30, 2000 GAME:
October 18, 2004
This was the game where they had the 10 greatest moments in Mets history pregame ceremony.
December 27, 2004
Yes, this was the game with the 10 Greatest Moments in Mets history up to that time. Took the family, had a helluva good time (even though my girlfriends' son was, and still is a St. Louis fan). This was the game that Bubba Trammell whacked that three-run jack in the second inning, and my girlfriends' son tried to get me to stop yelling "I gotta go find Bubba"! BUBBA, BUBBA, BUBBA!!!!!!!!!!! Hell, everyone was looking at me kinda funny. But, I'm too old to care what people think anymore. LET'S GO METS!!!!!!!!!!!! Nuff said!
Menachem G. Jerenberg
October 15, 2008
This was the VERY FIRST baseball game I ever went to! Although we arrived too late to catch the pregame unveiling of the Top 10 Moments in Mets History, we (my family--I was 11) did manage to score a few posters of said Moments they were giving away. They were playing the Cardinals. Benny Agbayani led off the bottom of the 1st with a home run; then, next inning Bubba Trammell pounded another homer with two men on--in his first at-bat as a Met! What was odd about this was that Mike Bordick had performed the EXACT SAME FEAT the previous day. I remember reading about it in the papers that morning, and how the NY Times noted that Bordick had been the first Met to do so since Todd Pratt. That ended the Mets' scoring for the day; Bobby Jones pitched and gave up only 2 runs. After the second one scored on a home run by Ray Lankford, "Bobby J" bore down and got the last out, thus nailing his first (and only) complete game of the year. This also cemented a 3-game sweep of St. Louis. One last thing: I remember being almost unbearably excited at the entry of the Cards' fourth and final reliever, Dave Veres, due to the fact that his baseball card was among the [then] limited number of cards I had in my budding collection.
August 11, 2015
I was four years old at the time and it was the first game I ever went to. Benny steps up to the plate and leads off with a homer, thus becoming my all-time favorite Met as well as creating my first ever memory from Shea Stadium. Benny hooked me on baseball and made me a Mets fan for life. LGM!