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Know Thine Enemy

I could swear that Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez must have had a spy looming near our seats in Citizens Bank Park last Friday night (perhaps Kevin Burkhardt?) because the discussion between them the last two days regarding Metsenemies nearly mimicked a conversation that my friend Paul and I had at that Mets-Phillies game.

The one thing they settled that we could not was whom the Cardinals enemy of the mid-80s should be. I picked Jack Clark. Paul picked Terry Pendleton. Whitey Herzog seems like a fair compromise.

As far as walk-off enemies go, let me rerun a list that I ran during the winter because it seems apt for today. There have been 11 players in baseball to record three walk-off RBI against the Mets. This is that group.

Dusty Baker
Ron Cey
Jim Davenport
Andre Dawson
Jim Edmonds
Tony Gwynn
Dale Murphy
Tony Perez
Mike Schmidt
Manny Trillo
Jerome Walton

Comments

Anonymous said…
Funny that Clark, Pendleton, etc. aren't on this list. I wonder about their total number of walk-ups, or 7th inning or later go-ahead hits, though...
metswalkoffs said…
Jack Clark had 2 walk-off RBI, including a triple. Pendleton had one...in 1996

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