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Thursday, July 24th, 2008

98’ YANKS BLUDGEON 86′ METS (YANKEES 1-0 SERIES LEAD) The series was billed to be a great seven game duel. New Yorkers were split 50/50 on which team would take the title in the 98 Yankees vs. 86 Mets 7 game series. If game one is any indication of how things are going to transpire, […]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

BOBBY O’ TAMES YANKS (METS TIE SERIES 1-1 ) Bobby Ojeda was known to be the “stopper” throughout the 86 championship campaign. Going into tonight the Mets needed that Bobby O to step up and even their series with the Yanks. Ojeda pitched 8 strong innings ( 7 Hits 9 K’s) before being lifted after […]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

NAILS & KID PRESERVE METS WIN (METS 2-1 SERIES LEAD) Scott Brosius thought his single to center was about to give the Yanks a 2-1 lead going into the late innings. Lenny Dykstra knew the Mets could not afford to fall behind with the prospect of Nelson, Stanton, and Rivera in the final three innings. […]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

SPENCER SOCKS METS TO TIE SERIES (2-2 SERIES TIED) Shane Spencer was hoping the Mets wouldn’t intentionally walk him with Scott Brosius on second and two outs. Already 2 for 3 with an RBI, Spencer was feeling “in the zone.” “I got a pitch to drive the other way and knew I hit it good,” […]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

CONEY MAKES SHEA HIS ISLAND (YANKEE’S 3-2 SERIES LEAD ) David Cone felt real good while warming up. After striking out two in the first inning it was clear that the Mets would have their hands full. When it was all over Coney would pitch a complete game 4 hitter, striking out 8 and walking […]


Thursday, July 24th, 2008

SPENCER WRAPS UP SERIES (YANKEE’S WIN SERIES 4-2 ) Ron Darling was in a familiar situation. Runner’s on, two outs, and no room for error in a tie game. He had this situation twice before and was able to make the big pitch. With two outs and a runner on first in the bottom of […]