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While most teams would consider their championship games to be the best in team history, Mets fans don't need to look further than what simply become known as "Game Six".
During the 1986 World Series, the Mets had been down 3-2 with their backs literally against the wall. After a 3-3 tie went into extra innings, everything just started to work in the Mets' favor.
After the Red Sox scored two runs in the top of the 10th inning, the Mets were down 5-3. Wally Backman and Keith Hernandez both flew out to put the Mets one out away from ending their amazing season in heartbreaking fashion. However, the next batter was Gary Carter and he refused to give up.
Carter hit a single to start the famous rally that has become synonymous with the 1986 World Series itself. Rookie Kevin Mitchell, who had replaced slugger Darryl Strawberry thanks to a double switch, was next to bat. He followed with a single of his own and the next batter, Ray Knight also hit a single, which allowed Carter to score and put the Mets at a one run deficit.
Red Sox pitcher and former Met Calvin Schiraldi was then replaced with Red Sox closer Bob Stanley. Mets' left fielder Mookie Wilson was next to bat and he worked the count to 2-2. On the seventh pitch, Stanley threw a wild pitch that went to the backstop and allowed Mitchell to score the tying run.
On the 10th pitch of Wilson's at-bat, he hit a ground ball down the first base line that somehow got past Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner and Knight came across the plate to score the winning run, which forced the World Series to go to a seventh game. The Mets ultimately won that game and the World Series.
This game is still the defining moment of the Mets and their history, and barring any future moments that are even more amazing, "Game Six" will remain the Mets' greatest moment forever.