METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE MAY 8, 2003 GAME:The Mook (again)
November 15, 2003
A forgettably obscure game in a forgettably obscure year. A cold, gray May night with the season already fading fast and hoplessness and futility ahead.
But then somewhere between the fifth and sixth innning, looking down over the field where Seaver pitched, Bud and Pete tussled; Daryl,Dwight, Keith ,Gary starred;and where a soft dribbler up the first base line by Mookie found its way through the gnarled pedal extremities of the near great Bill Buckner; there smiling benevelolently on the Dimondvision was the beautiful face of my seven year old daughter. The camera continued to zoom in until her visage filled the screen, her gaze directed downward as if an angel forgiving these sad sack 2003 Mets their ineptitude. My life as a fan was complete
Now it's your turn! Tell us what you remember of this game: