New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs Tickets
About New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs
There was a time a few decades back when there was a lot of animosity between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets. The National League expanded to three divisions in 1994 but before that, the Cubs and the Mets both were members of the National League East Division. There has been some heat between these two sides over the last few years and there are signs that the temperatures will rise in the not so distant future.
Some Memorable Moments
The Black Cat Incident -The Cubs had started that season like a house on fire and were leading the NL East by a whopping nine games by August 16. The New York Mets were hot on their heels. So, on September 9, 1969, the Chicago Cubs took the New York Mets at the Shea Stadium. Ron Santo, the Cubs All-Star was on deck when a black cat crossed his path. Many believe it was after that moment the Cubs lead began to dwindle. The “Miracle Mets” won the game 7-1 and then eventually won the World Series that year too.
The 2015 NLCS -The Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets met each other in the 2015 NLCS. The team from the Big Apple won 4-0 and made it to the World Series against the Royals only to come up short in the end. The Chicago Cubs however had the last laugh the very next season as they went on to win the World Series that year and ended their 108 year wait for the biggest prize in baseball.
The Cubs-Mets Head-To-Head
The Chicago Cubs have met the New York Mets on more than seven hundred occasions in the past. Here is how the Chicago Cubs have performed against the New York Mets.
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The Chicago Cubs have scored 3,108 runs while the Mets have scored 3,145 runs against the Cubs. These two famous teams have met each other only once in the playoffs in 2015. The Mets won that game 4-0.
The Cubs-Mets Legends
The Chicago Cubs legacy has been designed by some big name players over the years. Stars like the ten time All-Star Ryan Sandberg, the Baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks and the nine time All-Star pick Ron Santo have done more than their share to put the Chicago Cubs on the map. Then on the other hand, in the Mets corner are Tom Seaver (World Series winner), David Wright (seven time All-Star) and Mike Piazza (twelve time All-Star). These players have etched their names in the franchise’s history books as some of its greatest stars.
It is time to see the Cubs take on the Mets!
The latest MLB season will once again pit the Chicago Cubs against the New York Mets in a series of pulsating encounters. The Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets tickets are available if you want to see these two rivals go at it this season. Expect Wrigley Field and Citi Field to be packed to the rafters when the Cubs and the Mets collide. Grab your cheap Chicago Cubs New York Mets tickets and be a part of the action.