Welcome to Flashback Friday: Tales From The Log, a final-season tribute to Shea Stadium as viewed primarily through the prism of what I have seen there for myself, namely 361 regular-season and 13 postseason games to date. The Log records the numbers. The Tales tell the stories.
8/11/84 Sa Pittsburgh 1-5 Gooden 1 11-22 W 3-1
They've got all kinds of banners and signs posted in Nationals Park. They might want to add this one around first after last night:
Under this glove pass the loveliest double play balls in the world.
To paraphrase from Jackie Mason's description of Ronald Reagan's presidency, Carlos Delgado is a wonderful baseball player, a terrific baseball player, [...]