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Contest: Billy Joel's Shea Stadium concert

To clarify, this is not the movie made about Billy Joel's two "farewell" concerts at Shea, back in 2008. This is a CD/DVD collection  - entitled ""Billy Joel - Live at Shea Stadium: The Concert" - featuring Joel's performances from the two concerts, July 16 and 18 of that year. It's officially going on sale March 8.

I haven't seen these or listened to them, but I attended the July 16 show, and it was an all-time highlight for me, admittedly a big Billy Joel fan.

We'll give away one package today and one tomorrow, with contests that incorporate knowledge of both Billy Joel and baseball.

Today, the CD/DVD collection recipient will be the first person who e-mails me - at kdavidoff@newsday.com - with the correct answer to this question:

In the year that "Brenda and Eddie had had it already" (from the song "Scenes From an Italian Restaurant"),  what future Hall of Famer threw 13 complete games at Shea Stadium, leading all major-leaguers in CGs at Shea?

UPDATE, 12:44 p.m.: We have a winner! Jeff Lox knew that, in 1975 (here are the "Scenes" lyrics), Catfish Hunter threw 13 complete games at Shea, as the Yankees played all of their home games in Flushing. Many people guessed Tom Seaver, understandably, but Seaver finished just 10 home games in '75.

 

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