MMO Flashback: NO-HAN!!! SANTANA TOSSES METS FIRST NO-HITTER!!!
OMG – OMG – OMG!!!
DON’T MESS WITH THE NO-HAN!!!!
After 8,019 regular season games spanning 50 years without a no-hitter in Mets history,Johan Santana tossed the Mets’ first no-hitter Friday in a 8-0 win over the Cardinals.
The Cy Young Award winning southpaw tossed 134 pitches in the effort, and was simply brilliant, pitching the best game of his career in front of a crowd of 27,069 in Flushing.
World Series MVP David Freese came to the plate with two outs and the count ran to 3-2 before Santana struck him out to end the game and write himself into the history books!
Note from Joe D. – This was one of the most memorable nights of all time for me on MMO. My hands were trembling and tears were flowing as I wrote this. I’ll never forget the emotions that were flowing that night.
About the Author: Joe DeCaro
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
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