Once upon a time, at the dawn of interleague play, a man rose to shut down the defending champion Yankees in the very first regular season Subway Series game of all time.
The Mets lost the next two.
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Nobody remembers that.
And in this new age of New York baseball, when Yankee fans look back at the dawn of this new era, they'll remember fondly how the other New York team came into their stadium looking to break their winning streak record with their defending Rookie of the Year on the mound, and got knocked around 6-1.
They'll casually brush over how the Mets took the next two.
We'll look back at when the 2015 New York Mets started a new streak.
LET'S. GO. METS.