Today in Mets History: Mets lose slugfest.

The Mets have hit four homers since May 22, a span of 17 games. On this date in 1967, the Mets and Cubs combined for 11 homers in the second game of a doubleheader, won 18-10 by Chicago. The Mets hit four that afternoon.

BOX SCORE

Bob Johnson, Jerry Buchek, Ron Swoboda and Jerry Grote all went deep for the Mets.

The Cubs broke the game open with seven runs in the third and scored in all but two innings.

 

One thought on “Today in Mets History: Mets lose slugfest.

  1. I never knew about this slugfest, thanks for the story. The Mets were not a team to get into many 2-team double digit scores.