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Mets, Yankees And More Pay Tribute On 9/11 20th Anniversary

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The New York Yankees and the New York Mets line up together along the baselines for the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks before a baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

The Mets and Yankees held a Subway Series game on Sept. 11 for the first time on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, as stadium’s around the country paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 killed in the terrorist attacks. A raucous, emotional crowd packed the stadium in Flushing 45 minutes before first pitch, waving American flags and holding signs promsing to “Never Forget” during a ceremony that included over a dozen Mets players from the 2001 team and representatives from several organizations and charities related to first responders and victims.

 

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