On this day in 2000, the Yankees extended their World Series winning streak to 14 consecutive games after defeating the Mets, 6-5. The game was overshadowed by Roger Clemens throwing the barrel of a shattered bat Mike Piazza as the Met catcher runs to first. The eagerly awaited at-bat, due to the Rocket’s beaning of the Mets’ superstar in July, results in the two players confronting one another and the emptying of both benches.  (AP)
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On this day in 2000, the Yankees extended their World Series winning streak to 14 consecutive games after defeating the Mets, 6-5. The game was overshadowed by Roger Clemens throwing the barrel of a shattered bat Mike Piazza as the Met catcher runs to first. The eagerly awaited at-bat, due to the Rocket’s beaning of the Mets’ superstar in July, results in the two players confronting one another and the emptying of both benches.  (AP)

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On Sept. 27, one of the great treasures in modern sports - Keith Hernadez’s mustache - will cease to exist. The legendary Mets first baseman announced that he’ll have his whiskers shaved outside Citi Field before the Mets’ final home game of the season. The event will raise money for the Jacquelyn Hernandez Adult Day Health Center, which aids Alzheimer’s disease patients and others with dementia. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI, AP, Bobby Bank/Getty Images, AP)
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On Sept. 27, one of the great treasures in modern sports - Keith Hernadez’s mustache - will cease to exist. The legendary Mets first baseman announced that he’ll have his whiskers shaved outside Citi Field before the Mets’ final home game of the season. The event will raise money for the Jacquelyn Hernandez Adult Day Health Center, which aids Alzheimer’s disease patients and others with dementia. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI, AP, Bobby Bank/Getty Images, AP)

GALLERY: Memorable Mustaches In Sports

R.A. Dickey continues to be the biggest surprise of the 2012 MLB season. The Mets knuckleballer became the first major leaguer in 24 years to throw consecutive one-hitters as he struck out 13 in New York’s 5-0 victory over Baltimore on Monday. Dickey, 37, is tied for the major league lead in ERA (2.00), strikeouts (103) and complete games (three). (Simon Bruty/SI)
MACK: Despite numbers, Dickey poor fantasy pitcher
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R.A. Dickey continues to be the biggest surprise of the 2012 MLB season. The Mets knuckleballer became the first major leaguer in 24 years to throw consecutive one-hitters as he struck out 13 in New York’s 5-0 victory over Baltimore on Monday. Dickey, 37, is tied for the major league lead in ERA (2.00), strikeouts (103) and complete games (three). (Simon Bruty/SI)

MACK: Despite numbers, Dickey poor fantasy pitcher

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Mets third baseman David Wright sports a Denard Robinson jersey at a Mets spring training practice in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Wright, a Virginia Tech fan, made a bet with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon that the Hokies would beat the Wolverines in the Sugar Bowl. Michigan won 23-20.  (AP)
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Mets third baseman David Wright sports a Denard Robinson jersey at a Mets spring training practice in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Wright, a Virginia Tech fan, made a bet with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon that the Hokies would beat the Wolverines in the Sugar Bowl. Michigan won 23-20.  (AP)

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