On September 15, 1987 — 1987 – Mets 1B Keith Hernandez collects his 2,000th ML hit as New York pounds Chicago 12 – 4. Earlier in the day the 2nd-place Mets obtained pitcher John Candelaria from the Angels for a pair of minor leaguers.

 


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Baseball Reference September 15
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