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Dan
February 28, 2005
Living in San Diego I only get to watch the Amazins when they're on the West Coast and this is by far the best NYM game I've ever seen in SD.

If I told you the Mets won 13-4 with the Padres committing 5 errors you'd think that would be enough. Not even close, the Mets turned a 5-4-3 triple play with Fonzie making a nice play at the bag and Alomar making an awesome falling catch and throw to first to nail Wiki Gonzalez trotting out of the box (Wiki was benched for this). Then in the 7th with the bases loaded big Mike crushed a ball to CF that still hasn't landed for a grand slam. Imagine a triple play and a Piazza GS in the same game!

Then to top it all off, the next day in the newspaper, the headline in bold letters "THE WORST GAME EVER PLAYED". Of course for us it was one of the best!

Peter P
September 23, 2005
I was at this game as well, watching from my favorite seats at Qualcomm, in section 24, behind third base, in the visiting player comp area (always a few empty seats, no hassles from the ushers). In the 5th, with none out, men on first and second, Wiki (I called him "Tweaky") Gonzalez, is up, and I look at Fonzie, he's playing about three feet away from the bag. So I start yelling "Triple Play now, 5-4-3!" ON THE NEXT PITCH, Tweaky hits a sharp grounder down the line, Fonzie gloves it, looks at third, kicks it, throws to Alomar, who double clutches before throwing to Vaughn, and Tweaky just gets called out! All the Padre fans around me admitted that I called it. Of course the Piazza GS was the icing on the cake, but that TP was special.



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