Photos: Memorable Mets Catches

The Mets have had some memorable catches in their history. Here are some photos of them:

October 14, 1969

Tommie Agee saved two runs in the fourth inning of Game 3 of the World Series when he snagged a drive by Elrod Hendricks.

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October 14, 1969

With the bases loaded in the eighth inning, Agee dove to catch Paul Blair’s liner. Agee saved five runs with the two catches; the Mets won the game 5-0.

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October 15, 1969

With the Mets leading Game 4 2-1 and runners on first and third, Brooks Robinson hit a sinking line drive to right. Ron Swoboda dove and with full extension made the catch. The runner tagged up from third, but the Orioles might have taken the lead if Swoboda did not catch it.

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August 9, 2005

In a game against the Padres, David Wright made a bare handed catch of a pop fly to left. It was an instant classic.

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October 19, 2006

Game 7 of the NLCS was tied at one in the sixth inning when Scott Rolen launched a shot to left. The ball was gone for a two-run homer, but Endy Chavez somehow brought it back into the park. Let’s not talk about what happened later.

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April 21, 2010

In the first month of his major league career, Ike Davis caught three foul pops while flipping over the dugout railing. Who knew then these would be the highlights of his aborted Mets career?

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June 1, 2012

Queens native Mike Baxter saved Johan Santana’s no-hitter in the seventh with a wall-crunching catch that left Baxter with a separated shoulder. But it was all worth it as Santana completed the first no-hitter in Mets history.

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