On September 21, 2001 — A crowd 41,235 at Shea Stadium witnesses the return of baseball to New York City for the first time since the terrorist attacks of September 11. Uplifting ceremonies before and during the game, which include singers Diana Ross, Marc Anthony, Lisa Minnelli as well as bagpipers, pay tribute to victims of the tragedy. Mike Piazza’s eighth-inning home run gives the Mets a 3-2 dramatic victory over the Braves.

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