Mets Win? See the New York Daily News’ Unused 2006 NLCS Back Page
Mets fans everywhere recall Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS with sadness, but ESPN New York‘s Adam Rubin has given them a glimpse into an alternate world where Endy Chavez’s amazing catch was enough to send the Mets to the World Series.
… I still have the Daily News proof of back page that never ran. (This is real.) pic.twitter.com/sADGZsRKaR
— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) February 7, 2014
Unfortunately for Mets fans, Yadier Molina’s 2-run homer in the 8th inning coupled with Adam Wainwright’s physics-defying curveball ended New York’s championship hopes, and started years of blaming Carlos Beltran.