Rewind: August 9

Here’s what happened on this day in New York Mets history:

1975: Davey Lopes of the Los Angeles Dodgers stole his 32nd consecutive base without being caught in a 2-0 victory over the New York Mets, breaking Max Carey’s 1922 record. Lopes tacked on six more steals before being caught on Aug. 24.

1988: The Chicago Cubs won the first official night game at Wrigley Field by beating the New York Mets 6-4.

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