Mets Through the Years: The All-Star(s), 1987
July 10th, 2012 by slangon

Coming off of their 1986 World Championship, the Mets again sent 5 men to the 1987 All-Star Game.

Davey Johnson was named the manager of the National League squad. That goes along with his 4 appearances as a player, 3 for the A.L. and once with the N.L.

The Straw Man made his fourth straight All-Star appearance, once again getting the start in right field. He did not fare as well as in the past, however as he went 0 for 2 at the plate.

Gary Carter also got the start for the National Leaguers. He improved slightly over the previous years performance, going 0 for 1, but drawing a walk.

Keith did not start, but he came into the game in the 7th inning. In 2 at-bats, he singled and struck out.

Sid Fernandez was the only pitcher that the Mets sent to the ASG in ’87. After the National League took a 2 run lead in the top of the 13th, he worked around a lead off walk in the bottom of the inning to secure the save. The N.L. won by the score of 2-0.

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