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The Mets were in Pittsburgh when terrorists attacked New York on Sept. 11, 2001.
Six days after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Major League Baseball returned to the field with a new ritual. During the seventh-inning stretch, a moment typically reserved for "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," another song played at parks around the country: "God Bless America."
This was in the Mets' clubhouse at Shea Stadium after an October loss to the Montreal Expos eliminated New York from the 1985 National League East race. Understandably, the gloom was so thick you couldn't have cut it with a chain saw, much less a knife.
Paul McCartney is coming to Yankee Stadium.
As a minor league pitcher, Dennis Minogue hardly had Hall of Fame talent. Once he changed his tune _ and name _ and forever linked Willie, Mickey and the Duke, he earned his spot in Cooperstown.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor's open-book life has been a story of overcoming challenges, from an underprivileged upbringing in the Bronx to struggles against perceived discrimination to a mammoth battle against a mischievous cricket outside her Princeton dorm-room window.