Flatlands residents gather at local watering hole to meet Mets legend Mookie Wilson

1986 Mets World Champion, Mookie Wilson, shakes hands with fans at Bulls Eye Sports Pub in Flatbush.
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Mets fans gathered at a Flatlands watering hole to meet legendary slugger Mookie Wilson, who signed autographs and partied with the kids of some of his biggest fans!

“My father was a die-hard Mets fan and it was a very high honor,” said Ricky Zawacki, himself a diehard Mets fan.

The famous Mets center fielder — who signed a picture of himself for Zawacki, before enjoying his evening at Flatbush Avenue’s Bulls Eye Sports Pub — famously hit a ground ball that rolled through Boston Red Sox player Bill Buckner’s legs in the bottom of the 10th inning during Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, helping the Mets force a seventh game that they ultimately won to become champions.

At least 60 people signed up for their chance to have Wilson sign shirts, baseballs, bats, pictures and even a Shea Stadium seat. One fan, Dafna Alma, brought eight items for Wilson to sign.

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Updated 8:54 am, July 25, 2019
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Pamela Jones-Bertie from Coney Island says:
Mookie the Cookie Wilson?!?! You gotta be joking me!!! The man is a straight up LEGEND!!! Oh Mookie you're so fine, you're so fine I blow my mind - You Mookie!! Hey hey you Mookie!
July 25, 2019, 3:17 am
metaglopulos from cortland says:
Awesome talent, so cool to watch him on t.v. and in person. Always smiling!!!
July 25, 2019, 10:41 am

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