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Appropos of nothing, I used Baseball-Reference to create a Mets grand slam database the other day.

Figured my first use of it would be for some good, fun, trivia questions, ones a little tougher than "Who has the most grand slams in Mets history?" (Mike Piazza, 6).

Answers in the comments section


1- The record for most grand slams allowed by a pitcher against the Mets is 3. Name the pitcher who allowed them.

Hint: The Mets who hit them were Robin Ventura, Cliff Floyd, and David Wright.


2- Name the 3 Mets who hit multiple grand slams in 2006.

Hint: Two are easy. One is hard.


3- Angel Pagan became the 2nd Met whose first name started with "A" to hit a grand slam. Who was the first?

Hint: He played in the 1960s.


4- Four Hall of Famers have allowed a grand slam to the Mets. Name them.

Hint: Steve Carlton and Don Sutton didn't...


5- What Met was the first to hit 3 grand slams for them in the same season, doing so in 1976?

Hint: He played first base


6- Who is the only pitcher, who was a member of the 1969 Mets, to allow a grand slam against the Mets?

Hint: He's not someone you'd think of as a '69 Met


7- Only two Mets have hit a grand slam in October. Edgardo Alfonzo ('99 LDS) is one of them. Name the other.

Hint: He did it in the regular season in 1986.


8- Name the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Mets, who also allowed a grand slam against the Mets.

Hint: His career record was 133-119.


9- From June 21, 1988 to May 21, 1990, all four of the Mets grand slams were hit by Kevin McReynolds. Name the Met who broke that streak with a grand slam on May 22, 1990 against the Dodgers.

Hint: He's a former Dodger


10- Who has the most career home runs by a Met without hitting a grand slam?

Hint: He hit more than 100.

Comments

metswalkoffs said…
1- Name the pitcher who allowed 3 grand slams against the Mets.

None other than LIVAN HERNANDEZ

2- Name the 3 Mets to hit multiple grand slams in 2006

CARLOS BELTRAN, DAVID WRIGHT, AND JOSE VALENTIN.

3- Other than Angel Pagan, name the Met whose first name started with "A" who hit a grand slam.

ART SHAMSKY, 1968

4- Name the 4 Hall of Famers to allow a grand slam against the Mets.

GAYLORD PERRY, BOB GIBSON, BRUCE SUTTER AND RICH GOSSAGE

5- Who hit 3 grand slams for the Mets in 1976?

JOHN MILNER

6- Which member of the 1969 Mets is the only one to allow a grand slam against the Mets?

AL JACKSON, BEST KNOWN AS A 62 MET

7- Name the other Met, besides Edgardo Alfonzo, to hit a grand slam in October.

DARRYL STRAWBERRY, 1986

8- Name the only pitcher to throw a no-hitter vs the Mets and allow a grand slam vs the Mets.

DARRYL KILE

9- Who broke Kevin McReynolds run of hitting 4 straight grand slams for the Mets?

MIKE MARSHALL

10- Who has the most HR for the Mets without hitting a grand slam?

ED KRANEPOOL

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