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Damion Easley's inside-the-park HR was indeed the 24th in Mets history

* 10 at home, 14 on the road

* 23 different players. The only one with 2 is Darryl Strawberry

* Most is: 5 against the Phillies, 4 against the Reds

* First was by Gil Hodges, May 16, 1962 against the Cubs at the Polo Grounds

* First at Shea was by Ron Hunt, June 5, 1966 against the Dodgers (Game 1 of doubleheader against Sandy Koufax, while trailing 15-2)

* There have been 2 inside-the-park HR to come in walk-off wins.
May 16, 1962- Gil Hodges vs Cubs (Felix Mantilla walk-off hit)
June 11, 2005- Marlon Anderson vs Angels (Cliff Floyd walk-off HR)

* Mets who have had a walk-off HR and an inside-the-park HR: Darryl Strawberry, Dave Kingman, Gil Hodges, Howard Johnson, Kevin Elster, Lee Mazzilli and Steve Henderson

* Most HR by a Met who never hit an inside-the-park HR, Mike Piazza, 220, Todd Hundley, 124

* Seasons with more than one: 1962, 1979, 1980, 1982, 2006, all with 2


Binny said…
Obviously Marlon was June 2005, not 1962. In an amazing coincidence, I decided to watch the highlight of that HR yesterday morning. You should too! (Video link on that page)
metswalkoffs said…
fixed, thanks. seen it many times.
Binny said…
Of course you have, that's a memorable Met Walkoff (as if there were another kind!) "You" was for anybody else who reads the comments.
Anonymous said…
Been a long time since I watched that. That was a nice memory.
-- Barry Federovitch
Unknown said…
I can't believe Strawberry is the only guy with 2. Reyes will beat that before he's done.

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