METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE JULY 30, 2004 GAME:Barry F.
August 6, 2004
Black Friday. The day the Mets traded away three of the gems in their farm system (Huber,Peterson and the big one, Kazmir). They entered the day six games out, destined to end the weekend nine out and the season over. This is the day hope died for not just 2004, but the foreseeable future. If perception is everything, then these moves underlined a permanency of an era. For most of the 60's they were laughable. Then they were Amazin' and contenders. They fell into cheapness and mismanagement, but after three bad years began a gradual resurrection. They were glorious and yet underachieving in the late 80's. But since? Doomed.
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