The New York Mets carried a 6-4 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals going to the bottom of the eighth inning. The Cardinals battered Mets reliever Bill Wakefield in an 11-run inning. The Cards would go on to win the game, 15-7, at Busch Stadium.
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The New York Mets jumped out to a first-inning three run lead when Felix Mantilla delivered a three-run home run off Los Angeles Dodgers ace Don Drysdale, but the Mets couldn’t hold the lead, falling 5-4 at the Polo Grounds.
The New York Mets scored three runs in the first inning and hang on to beat the Chicago Cubs, 3-2, at Shea Stadium. The three-run outburst came with one swing of the bat when Mets rookie Ron Swoboda clubbed a three-run home run off Cubs starter Dick Ellsworth.
On July 4, 1972, New York Mets ace Tom Seaver took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against the San Diego Padres. After recording the first out, Padres outfielder Leron Lee singles to spoil the no-hit bid. Seaver induces Nate Colbert to hit into a game-ending double play.