"When you know something, say what you know. When you don't know something, say that you don't know. That is knowledge." -- Confucius (used as a Stuyvesant High School yearbook quote by my friend, David Cooper) By my count (using Baseball-Reference.com at this late hour), the Mets have played 3,537 regular season and postseason home games to a decision (ties not included). Friday's 14-inning victory, for which I was in attendance, gave them an unofficial count of 334 walk-off wins. That equates to 9.44 percent of all home games being walk-off victories. I don't know how many of them included a Met getting 5 hits. I don't know how many of them included the Mets tying the game in an extra-inning, than winning the game in another extra inning. I don't know if 19 is a Mets walk-off record for men left on base. I do know that David Wright has two walk-off RBI this season I do know that getting three walk-off wins in a week is a pretty impressive feat. I do
A blog devoted to cataloguing New York Mets walk-offs and other trivia. For those unaware of the definition of walk-off just replace the term with the words "game-ending" and you should have a much better understanding of the phrase.