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D-Whit - It Was 45 Years Ago Today...Thursday September 11th 1969

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September 11th

The now first place Mets shutout the Expos, 4-0, as Gary Gentry even his record to 11-11. 
 
Gentry pitched a gem. The righty tossed a CG in his whitewashing of Montreal, striking out a batter an inning. Hitting stars for New York included Ken Boswell who drove in a run with a 5th inning double, going 2-3, and Art Shamsky who went 1-3 with an RBI single in the 6th

The Mets added a game to their lead in the NL East too. Chicago fell to the Phillies. New York (85-77) were now up by 2 games over the Northsiders. Meanwhile, in the NL West just 2.5 games separated five teams.

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