One day after being eliminated from the race, the Mets close out the season by benching all their regulars. A seven year old boy attending his first game at Shea watches a bunch of players he's never heard of lose in under 2 hours by the score of 2-1.
September 26, 2008 -
A thirty year old man attends his final game at Shea, suffering for three and a half hours as the Mets stumble through a 6-1 loss to the Marlins on a cold misty night. Two days later, the team's season predictably ends in disappointment on the final day of the season.