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Our Special Bonds: Perfection, Imperfection, and Johan (Questions)

We haven't done a quiz in awhile, so consider this one a tribute to the perfect (Ruddy Lugo), the imperfect (the Giants beating the Patriots), and the newest Mets ace (Johan Santana).

Answers here:

http://metswalkoffs.blogspot.com/2007/02/our-special-bonds-perfection.html

Let's start with this: Since the Mets began playing in 1962, 31 pitchers have had seasons with a record of 6-0 or better. Newest Met Ruddy Lugo is one of the members of that group, whose others include...


1- The winning pitcher in the July 10, 1999 instant-classic walk-off win against the Yankees (Matt Franco's 2-run single). It was one of eight wins for this unblemished Met that season. Name him.


2- The pitcher who got a 15-inning walk-off win in 1983 and an 18-inning walk-off win in 1985. He went 6-0 for the 1984 Mets, but is best known for getting a non-walk-off win in a game that lasted longer than either of the two mentioned. Name him.


3- The pitcher who went 7-0 for the 1992 Braves, but went 4-10 for the …