Mets History on July 4th

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

First, just want to say happy July 4th to everyone. Hope you all enjoy your day.

Below is a listing of some Mets history on July 4th courtesy of

  • 1985 – In a 19 inning game, which goes until just before 4 a.m. the next day, the Mets beat the Braves, 16-13. After the 6 hours, 10 minutes game, the 1000 fans left in Atlanta Fulton County Stadium are treated to pre-dawn fireworks which awaken and frighten many of the ballpark’s neighbors.
  • 1985 – With a double in the first, a triple in the fourth, a homer in the eighth inning, Keith Herandez completes the cycle with a single in the twelfth frame of a 19-inning contest with the Braves. The Mets first baseman’s four hits, all off different pitchers, contributes to New York’s 16-13 early morning victory at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.
  • 2006 – Billy Wagner becomes the 20th pitcher baseball history to record 300 career saves. The Mets’ southpaw, who has also played for the Astros and Phillies, significant save is his sixteenth of the season.
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