METS FANS SHARE THEIR MEMORIES OF THE OCTOBER 2, 2005 GAME:Lee
February 26, 2006
A sad ending to a sad season. Willie had Piazza batting cleanup because he knew it was gonna be Mike's last game as a Met. Hey, at least he didn't strike out. Piazza batted three times and grounded out to the left side each time, then waved his hat and left the game. Throughout the game they were showing all of Piazza's highlights up on the scoreboard and it feels like it wasn't that long ago when Piazza was hitting 40 homers and 120 rbis and hitting those dramatic shots of Trevor Hoffman, Roger Clemens, and Kevin Brown. But I guess 5 years is a pretty long time. The rest of the game didn't really seem to matter, the Rockies scored twice in the first and then Jacobs and Diaz went back-to-back in the second and it felt like they had a chance, but then they lost 11-3. I guess everyone was just hoping Piazza would go out with a bang like Zeile did the year before when he ended his career with a home run, but Piazza couldn't even get the ball out of the infield.
March 31, 2010
Historical last game of the 2005 season being Mike Piazza's last game as a Met and the last Mets game broadcast on Fox Sports Net as the organization would be starting up SNY in March of 2006. I always wished that I went to this game but wound up watching on TV instead.
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