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April 9, 1985

Photograph By AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine

The Mets and Cardinals are tied 5-5 in the bottom of the 10th when Carter steps up against ex-Met Neil Allen. The Kid had come to Mets that winter in a blockbuster trade with the Expos, and he quickly endears himself to Shea with a walk-off solo blast.