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Loaded for Bare

So my alma mater and the Mets share the common bond of coming through with the bases loaded.

You know about the latter (David Wright now 17-for-34 in his career with the bags full), so I shall briefly inform you about the former.

For the second straight season, The College of New Jersey baseball team won its league (New Jersey Athletic Conference, Division III) tournament in walk-off fashion. Last year's triumph came via a walk-off grand slam. This year's came via a walk-off walk. So I send belated congratulations to them on their accomplishment from earlier this week. We also send sympathies to Kean, the team the alma mater beat. We know what its like to lose a championship on a walk-off walk and we share in your pain.

For those curious, the Mets have had 5 walk-off grand slams and 15 walk-off walks.

True Metscuts know...I don't know how many bald Mets have ever had a walk-off RBI and don't have the time to take a guess (working on some projects for next week). But I can tell you that: Rick 'Bald'win had 2 walk-off wins in his Mets career, and Billy 'Bald'win's only Mets home run was a walk-off shot. Former pitcher Jack 'Bald'schun has suffered three walk-off losses against the Mets.

And for what it's worth, neither of Shawn Hare's 2 Mets RBIs were walk-offs, though one did tie a game in the 8th inning against Greg Maddux.

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Anonymous said…
We know Chris Woodward had a couple.

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