Mets, others pay tribute to 9/11

Updated: September 12, 2011, 2:20 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Former reliever John Franco reconnected with one-time batterymate Mike Piazza for a ceremonial first pitch, and first responders and the children of 9/11 victims unfurled a 300-by-100 foot American flag in the outfield, as the New York Mets had a moving pregame ceremony Sunday night in remembrance of the victims of the terrorist attacks a decade ago.

The Mets had played the Atlanta Braves on Sept. 21, 2001 in the first game back in New York after the terrorist attacks, helping ...

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