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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Paul is a freelance writer, blogger, and broadcast technology professional residing in Denver. A New Jersey native, he is a long-suffering Mets fan, a recently-happy Giants fan, and bewildered Islanders fan. He's also a fair-weather Avalanche and Rockies supporter. In his spare time, he enjoys the three Gs: Golf, Guitars, and Games.