No. 6: Lenny Dykstra's walk-off home run (1986 NLCS, Game 3)

Lenny Dykstra swings through his bottom of the ninth, two-run homerun against Dave Smith of the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the NLCS, Saturday, Oct. 11, 1986. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

The Mets' 1986 season was full of memorable moments, but a pair of dramatic finishes in the National League Championship Series against the Astros paved the way for a trip to the World Series.

And the first defining moment came in Game 3, with the Mets trailing 5-4 in the ninth inning and the series tied at one game apiece. Wally Backman led off the inning with a bunt single, and two batters later, Lenny Dykstra stepped to the plate. In his most memorable Met moment, the speedy outfielder belted a two-run home run that propelled the Amazins' to a 6-5 walk-off win.
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