Originally written September 29, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The final day of the Mets’ 2013 season started with a flashback. A 20-minute pregame ceremony to honor Mike Piazza a symbol of better times in Mets history attracted a sellout crowd just the third this year kicked the afternoon off at Citi Field Sunday. A video tribute flashed on the big screen displaying Images of Piazza’s most memorable moments over his eight seasons in Flushing. Former Mets players were presented. The 41981 in attendance roared with each highlight and name. Piazza and his father cried. A rare sense of excitement engulfed the usually empty ballpark. The Mets won the game that followed tapping into the energy to top the Brewers 3-2 to conclude their season at 74-88 and in third place in the National League East. Jon Niese allowed two runs over six innings. Eric Young Jr. swiped two bases in the first inning to finish season with 46 stolen bases and take the National League crown in the category. Juan Lagares added his 15th outfield assist of the season the most ...
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