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Well, What Do You Know?

"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 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 know that I'm pretty tired right now, and I have another game to attend approximately 11 hours from posting time.

And I do know that I wish I backed up my database on CD and brought it with me, because I'm not at my usual residence on Friday and Saturday and don't have access to all my wonderful nuggets and tidbits.

True Metsomniacs know...That by Monday morning, I'll have a much more comprehensive analysis available regarding Friday night's game. In the meantime, check out the Table of Contents link on the right hand side, or click here to read Friday's posting of a memorable walk-off story from 40 years ago


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