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Rewatching Game 1 of the 1988 NLCS

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Join us at 5 p.m. PT

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After a 94-win season, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets will kick things off tonight in the 1988 National League Championship Series.

Both teams faced each other 11 times in 1988, with the Mets coming out victorious in 10 of them. They also outscored LA by more than 30 runs.

Both teams kick things off tonight at Dodger Stadium for Game 1. Here are the starting lineups:

METS:

  1. Mookie Wilson - CF
  2. Gregg Jefferies - 3B
  3. Keith Hernandez - 1B
  4. Darryl Strawberry - RF
  5. Kevin McReynolds - LF
  6. Howard Johnson - SS
  7. Gary Carter - C
  8. Wally Backman - 2B
  9. Dwight Gooden - P

DODGERS:

  1. Steve Sax - 2B
  2. Franklin Stubbs - 1B
  3. Kirk Gibson - LF
  4. Mike Marshall - RF
  5. John Shelby - CF
  6. Mike Scioscia - C
  7. Jeff Hamilton - 3B
  8. Alfredo Griffin - SS
  9. Orel Hershiser - P

The game will begin at 5 p.m. PT on Youtube. You can watch right here. If you join in late, just scroll however many minutes past 5:00 is. (Example, if you start at 5:42 p.m., go to the 42 minute mark)