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Our Special Bonds: Even Steven (Questions)

The Mets enter Monday's game with an all-time record of 205-205 against the Padres. In honor of that and that this blog is approaching post # 500, I figured it be worth it to break out another series of trivia questions. If you bat .500, I'll be impressed.

Answers here: http://metswalkoffs.blogspot.com/2006/07/our-special-bonds-even-steven-answers.html

1) How amazing is it that this pitcher's record as a Met was 47-47?

2) Name the six 500-HR hitters to hit a walk-off HR against the Mets

3) This Met was 36 when he joined the team. He only had 2 at-bats, but after striking out in his first, had a memorable extra-base hit in his second. Name him.

4) This man went 11-11 against the Mets, the most wins by a pitcher who finished his career with a .500 record against the Mets. He's better known for two things- having won the clinching game of a World Series, and the bizarre manner in which his career ended.

5) This former one-year Met pitcher ranks second, with a 10-10 record against the Mets. Name this man, who also, at one point in his career, won a clinching postseason game.

6) This former Met had 500 hits as a Met. He's better known as being part of a blockbuster trade, and played on a World Series winning team in each of the 2 seasons prior to becoming a Met. Name him.

7) I offer no guarantee that I'm right on this, but I believe if you counted alphabetically by last name, the 501st Met you would list is David Wright's agent (a former Met). If that's so, who's the 500th?

8) The Mets have a .500 record against one other NL team (332-332-2). Appropriately, they went 9-9 against this squad in 1962. Name that team.

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