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"A new quiz for Diehard Mets fans, or Baseball fans in general."

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1. The New York Mets won for the first time ever on April 23rd, 1962, a 9-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who was the Winning Pitcher?
    Roger Craig
    Al Jackson
    Sherman 'Roadblock' Jones
    Jay Hook


2. Anthony Young lost a Major League record 27 consecutive games between 1992-93. Which team did he beat to finally break the streak?
    Florida Marlins
    Montreal Expos
    Chicago Cubs
    Los Angeles Dodgers


3. Many Mets fans remember Todd Pratt's memorable HR to win game 4 of the 1999 NLCS over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Which Dback pitcher surrendered the HR?
    Byung Hyun Kim
    Matt Mantei
    Bobby Chouinard
    Greg Swindell


4. Mets fans know of Al Leiter's devotion to a particular musician from his home state. Al will regularly warm up to songs by said musician. Who is he?
    Bruce Springsteen
    Bob Dylan
    Tom Petty
    Bon Jovi


5. Keith Hernandez was not only a Gold Glove first baseman and a team leader, he was also an accomplished author. His book 'If At First, A Season with the Mets,' offered a game-by-game chronicle of which season?
    1988
    1986
    1985
    1987


6. The Mets and Phillies have had their share of heated moments throughout their rivalry. Things came to a head on August 8th, 1990, when a major bench-clearing-brawl erupted during the game, resulting in several ejections. Which Met charged the mound after being hit by a pitch to spark this brawl?
    Dwight Gooden
    Gregg Jefferies
    Darryl Strawberry
    Mackey Sasser


7. On July 4-5, 1985, the Mets and Braves staged a classic 19-inning game won by the Mets, 16-13. Who threw the final pitch of this game --at 3:55 AM?
    Tom Gorman
    Jesse Orosco
    Bruce Berenyi
    Ron Darling


8. Mike Piazza made his Mets debut on May 23rd, 1998. Who was the Mets opponent that afternoon?
    Milwaukee Brewers
    Colorado Rockies
    Philadelphia Phillies
    Atlanta Braves


9. How many times in the month of June 1998 did Rick Reed take a perfect game into the 7th inning?
    0
    1
    2
    4


10. Game 5 of the 1999 NLCS, remembered most for Robin Ventura's Grand Slam Single, is also the longest game in MLB postseason history in terms of elapsed time. How long was the game?
    6hrs 11mins
    5hrs 22mins
    5hrs 46mins
    4hrs 42mins


11. Which catcher of the early 90s gained notoriety for his inability to throw the ball back to the pitcher?
    Mackey Sasser
    Charlie O'Brien
    Barry Lyons
    Todd Hundley


12. The 2000 Mets had two pitchers named Bobby Jones. However, this was not the first time the Mets had had two pitchers with the same name. In 1962, the Mets had two pitchers with the name ___________ ?
    Bob Mueller
    Bob Barker
    Ray Miller
    Bob Miller


13. Which Met pitcher won the NL ERA title during the miserable season of 1978?
    Nino Espinoza
    Randy Jones
    Pat Zachry
    Craig Swan


14. The Mets played their first playoff game in 11 years on October 5th, 1999 at Arizona. Who was the starting pitcher for the Mets in this memorable game?
    Kenny Rogers
    Rick Reed
    Al Leiter
    Masato Yoshii


15. Which unheralded Mets rookie threw a complete game shutout vs the LA Dodgers in his second Major League game on July 7, 1994?
    Juan Castillo
    Bill Pulsipher
    Bobby Jones
    Jason Jacome


16. On May 17th, 2002, the Mets turned the 9th Triple Play in club history vs the San Diego Padres. Who was the Padre batter when this took place?
    Mark Kotsay
    Ryan Klesko
    Wiki Gonzalez
    Alex Pelaez


17. This Mets fan favorite won the hearts of Mets fans everywhere by hitting 10 HRs in 73 at bats during May and June of 1999, thus becoming the quickest Met in history to reach the plateau. Who is he?
    Timo Perez
    Joe McEwing
    Melvin Mora
    Benny Agbayani


18. Which of the following members of the 1985 Mets was NOT a Major League manager in 2002?
    Clint Hurdle
    Mookie Wilson
    Ron Gardenhire
    Larry Bowa


19. The 1984 Mets only hit one Grand Slam Home Run as a team. Who hit it?
    Kelvin Chapman
    George Foster
    Darryl Strawberry
    Hubie Brooks


20. The Mets won game 6 of the 1986 NLCS 7-6 by scoring 3 times in the top of the 16th inning. Who drove in the winning run, which at that point in the game made the score 5-4 Mets?
    Ray Knight
    Darryl Strawberry
    Kevin Mitchell
    Len Dykstra


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