- Number of Discs: 6
- Run Time: 16 hours, 37 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 3, 2008
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: A&E Home Video
- 6-Disc Set
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
The New York Mets pay tribute to Shea Stadium, which has housed the team since 1964, with this six-game set. The games include a 1969 World Series upset against the Baltimore Orioles, the incredible comeback in the '86 World Series against the Red Sox, and a game against the Atlanta Braves that was staged just after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Description by New Video Group:
As the home for the New York Mets since 1964, Shea Stadium has hosted an amazing array of history-making ballgames, all-time players, colorful managers, and millions of devoted fans. From the high-flying championship teams to the low-flying planes, the sounds of Shea Stadium are ingrained in the hearts of the enthusiastic crowds who cheer their New York Mets.
This six-game, 6-DVD collection spans five decades of promise, amusement, jubilation, and Mets baseball. It celebrates the legendary games and the baseball heroes who made Mets history. These six remarkable games are a time capsule and a window into the magic that glows within all Mets fans - the magic found in their beloved Shea Stadium.
DISC 1: 1969 World Series® Game 4 vs Baltimore Orioles--Tom Seaver's 10-inning win was a decisive point of the '69 World Series as the Mets upset the heavily favored Orioles.
DISC 2: 1986: National League® Championship Series Game 3 vs Houston Astros--This come-from-behind bottom-of-the-ninth victory ended with Lenny Dykstra's famous walk-off home run.
DISC 3: 1986: World Series Game 6 vs Boston Red Sox--Considered "Baseball's greatest game", this improbable 10th-inning, miracle two-out comeback reached its climax with Mookie Wilson's swing and "...here comes Knight and the Mets win it!"
DISC 4: 1999: National League Championship Series Game 5 vs Atlanta Braves--Robin Ventura's "grand slam single" won this 15-inning game endurance test.
DISC 5: Sept. 21, 2001: Regular season vs Atlanta Braves -The emotionally charged first game in New York City after the 9/11 terrorist attacks was electrified by Mike Piazza's 8th inning 2-run home run.
DISC 6: May 19, 2006: Inter-League vs New York Yankees--David Wright's walk-off hit snatched victory away from the cross-town rival Yankees in this classic see-saw battle.