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Didaj ever notice: The magic of Game 6?

Trying really hard to believe...

Say the words "Game 6"

To Red Sox fans, it brings back memories of Carlton Fisk and the left field foul pole
or Curt Schilling and his bloody sock

To Cardinals fans, it brings back memories of Jack Clark homering off Tom Niedenfuer
or Jim Edmonds and the dramatics of 2004.

To Royals fans, it brings back memories of Dane Iorg and Don Denkinger.

To Indians fans, it brings back memories of Tony Fernandez and a surprise home run.

To Blue Jays fans, it brings back memories of Joe Carter homering off Mitch Williams.

To Yankees fans, it brings back memories of Reggie Jackson hitting 3 home runs.

To Twins fans, it brings back memories of Kirby Puckett's one-man show

To Marlins fans, it brings back memories of an unlikely helper named Steve Bartman

To Angels fans, it brings back memories of the Rally Monkey and Scott Spiezio

To Braves fans, it brings back memories of a crafty lefty pitching eight one-hit innings
or maybe something else that we don't care to mention

Mets fans are lucky in that they have two of the most amazing Game 6 memories that you could ever imagine. The last time the Mets hosted a Game 6, a baseball that rolled and skipped, but didn't bounce made for a story to last for all eternity. It was thought that nothing could top the 16 unbelievable innings that were played in Houston 10 days previous, but each left its own special indelible mark.

The Mets will play a Game 6 on Wednesday night, with their season hanging by the finest of threads. It's oft said that good things come in threes, so is it too much to ask the karmic baseball gods for one more Game 6 for the memory banks? Please?


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