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http://mikemav.com/xbl/GH_NYN.htm

It's a list of every Mets regular-season walk-off (minus the "asterisk" game), indexed by player, from 1962 to 2005. The information was compiled by someone with major "Retrosheeting" skills and is part of a site that contains not only a list of walk-offs, by player, by team, but a great deal more entertaining information.

Enjoy, but not too much!!

Those who Chase the Mets know...That since hit streaks will be talked about a great deal these next 3 days (see Chase Utley, 35 games, ongoing) we can tell you that the only Mets player to have a walk-off hit in the midst of a hitting streak lasting 20 or more games is Cleon Jones, whose 14th inning walk-off triple (a one of a kind occurrence in Mets history) beat the Phillies on September 10, 1970. The hit extended his hit streak to 18 games. It would conclude at a then-club record, since broken, 23 games.

You can read about it here

http://metswalkoffs.blogspot.com/2006/06/triple-through-time.html

Comments

Anonymous said…
A walk-off hitting-streak question: has a player ever had a hitting streak end when he was due to bat in the 9th but a batter before him wont he game with a walk-off?
metswalkoffs said…
Yes, that's how luis castillo's 35-game hit streak ended...

http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/B06220FLO2002.htm
Anonymous said…
Awesome headline! And true. This will always be MWO headquarters.
Anonymous said…
Maybe our esteemed host can help out the publisher of the list, in updating the 10/3/99 entry "of unknown play". All true Mets fans know that was the game that sent us to the play-offs in 1999 at Shea. Piazza at the plate, ball goes to the backstop (PB or WP I am not sure, though my money's on WP.

Also noticed that it has been some time since we won a walk off without an RBI.

In total games we would break the record either late this year or early next. But our MWO host will likely have the number soon.

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