Game Stories

October 9, 1929: Double-X and Bucketfoot Al lead A's to Game 2 win in World Series

In Game One of the 1929 World Series, the Chicago Cubs set a…

October 5, 1935: Defense dooms Cubs in Game 4

With the Detroit Tigers seizing a two-games-to-one lead in the…

October 5, 1938: Yankees' Red Ruffing shackles Cubs in World Series opener

After a six-year hiatus, the Chicago Cubs and the New York Yankees…

October 14, 1973: Willie Mays helps Mets prevail over A's in 12 innings in Game Two

After losing a tight 2-1 decision in Game One of the 1973 World…

October 11, 1986: Lenny Dykstra’s homer wins Game 3 for Mets

“This is a great feeling,” Lenny Dykstra said after the game.…

October 14, 1986: Gary Carter’s 12th-inning single wins Game 5 of NLCS

Before the 1986 NLCS started, many observers pointed to the greatest…

October 4, 1988: Mets rally for three in ninth, steal Game 1 of NLCS

The 1988 National League Championship Series was a matchup of…

October 8, 1988: Mets beat Dodgers, weather in Game 3 to regain control of NLCS

Wet, wild, and weird — with a dash of pine tar. So went the…

October 5, 1999: Back from the brink, resourceful Mets win Game 1 of NLDS

Even though they were making their first postseason appearance…

October 9, 1999: Journeyman Todd Pratt slams Mets into NLCS

On January 26, 1997, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay…

October 7, 2000: Benny Agbayani's blast ends playoff drama in 13th inning

This game started at 4:20 on a crisp fall afternoon.1 It ended…

October 8, 2000: Bobby Jones pitches 'game of his life' to send Mets to NLCS

Per Bobby Valentine, on the eve of what was to be the most important…

October 16, 2000: Mets punch their ticket to a Subway Series

The New York Mets came into the 2000 National League Championship…

October 15, 2015: Mets edge Dodgers to advance to NLCS

The New York Mets beat the heavily favored Los Angeles Dodgers,…