Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 6/5/13
It’s been over a year since that unforgettable June day. Ask any Mets fan where they were on June 1st, 2012 and they can tell you. It is a moment that will go down in history: Johan Santana threw the first Mets no-hitter. Now, a year later, what impact does that no-hitter still have? For the casual fan, it is a moment they will tell their kids and grandkids. It is a day that fans can remember vividly. For the diehard fan, it’s a sigh of relief. Finally the Mets have gotten a no hitter and are off the dreaded list of teams that don’t have one. It was taken as a symbol of progress. The Mets haven’t been very good since their NLCS run back in 2006, so good moments are hard to come by. This is one of those bright spots during the dark times. Fans viewed this as the beginning of the sun being shinned on this franchise and that the good fortunes were just around the corner. A simple event like a no-hitter changed the franchise for one night. That night, it wasn’t about the failures or wh...
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