On This Date 7/25/1990

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The New York Mets hang on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-9 at Veterans Stadium. Trailing 10-3 entering the ninth, the Phillies score six runs and have the tying run at third when Tommy Herr hits a screaming line drive that is snared by Mario Diaz at short. So exasperated by the final inning, Mets announcer Bob Murphy to proclaim, “the Mets win the damn thing.”

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