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Election Minutiae

For those curious...

* The Mets have had 214 walk-off wins under Republican rule, 142 under Democratic rule. But they've had more walk-off wins under Bill Clinton than any other president.

Mets Walk-Off Wins
By Presidential Administration

65-Bill Clinton
64-Ronald Reagan
61-George W Bush
46-Richard Nixon
31-Lyndon Johnson
28-George HW Bush
26-Jimmy Carter
20-John F. Kennedy
15-Gerald Ford

* The first African-American Met with a walk-off hit was Choo Choo Coleman. You can read about it here.

http://www.metswalkoffs.com/2005/11/little-engine-that-could.html

* The most successful election years for Mets walk-off wins were 1996 and 1988.

Mets Walk-Off Wins
In A Presidential Election Year
1996-10
1988-10
1984-9
2008- 8
2004- 8
1980- 8
2000- 7
1972- 7
1976- 7
1992- 6
1964- 6
1968- 3

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