3) Mets outfielder Benny Agbayani goes yard against the Giants on 10/7/2000
Yet another great walk-off dinger late in extra innings, this one came in the postseason. The Mets lost the first game of the best of three series to the San Francisco Giants only to come back and win the second on the road.
Game 3 brought them to Shea Stadium where in the 13th inning, outfielder Benny Agbayani played hero for the evening.
With no home-field advantage, the Mets were looking to capitalize on taking one of the games in San Francisco. They nearly didn’t. It took a double in the bottom of the 8th from Edgardo Alfonzo with two outs to tie the game at 2. No team would score again until Agbayani had his memorable long ball.
After retiring Robin Ventura on a groundout, Aaron Fultz was asked to do the same with Agbayani. It wouldn’t be the way things went. Agbayani took the second pitch he saw and hit a walk-off solo home run.
Momentum completely shifted for New York. The very next day, Bobby Jones took the mound and threw a one-hit shutout. It got the Mets to the NLCS where they would win again. Soon after, they found themselves in the World Series playing against the New York Yankees.