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Extra Innings: Episode 6

During our talk in episode 6, Wendy and I mentioned the postgame edition of Kiner’s Korner, featuring the longtime Mets announcer interviewing Dwight Gooden. Here is that Kiner’s Korner segment, or at least as much of it as I have at my disposal. The thing I was most
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Episode 6: The Doc Gooden Game, with Wendy Thurm

In 1985, Doc Gooden had a season for the ages, thrilling Mets fans and putting up numbers that still qualify as weapons-grade saber-porn: 25-3 W-L record, 1.53 ERA, 268 strikeouts, 276 innings pitched! Of course, we all remember Doc Gooden being awesome once upon a time, but does
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Extra Innings: Episode 5

As you might expect based on my proclivities, I have quite a bit of extra material from and pertaining to the game featured in episode 5. As Greg and I discuss, the daytime setting and the preponderance of signs on display in the crowd gave this game an almost classic feel.
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