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Bobby Valentine waves to the crowd after the Mets beat the Braves, 3-2, in the first sporting event held in New York after the Sept. 11 attacks.(Credit: Newsday / Paul Bereswill)

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Mets' dramatic post-9/11 win over Braves

On Sept. 21, 2001, Mike Piazza's home run helped the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves in the first sporting event held in New York after the Sept. 11 attacks.