LINK: Seaver’s Near-Perfect Game

Tonight, the Mets play the 8,000th game in their franchise’s history.  Among many other memorable events, notes, anecdotes, and statistics, the greatest oddity about this team is that they’ve never thrown a no-hitter.

Here’s a Sports Illustrated article from 3 years ago that looks back at the one that got away – Tom Seaver’s near-perfect game that was broken up by Jimmy Qualls.  It’s a good read for a Friday.  Enjoy!

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