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Former Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden greets fans from the field in a post game ceremony after the last regular season baseball game ever played in Shea Stadium against the Florida Marlins on September 28, 2008
Monday, Sep. 29, 2008

Open quoteNo matter what, I had to be back. This was home.Close quote

  • former pitcher for the New York Mets baseball team, on his return to watch the final game at Shea Stadium; the Mets lost 4-2, missing out on the playoffs on the final day of the season for the second year running
Photo: Nick Laham / Getty | Source: NYT