Mets catcher Gary Carter jumps into the arms of pitcher Jesse Orosco after the final out of Game 7 of the 1986 World Series.
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New York (NL) 4, Boston (AL) 3

Game Scores:
BOS 1, NYM 0 @ NYM
BOS 9, NYM 3 @ NYM
NYM 7, BOS 1 @ BOS
NYM 6, BOS 2 @ BOS
BOS 4, NYM 2 @ BOS
NYM 6, BOS 5 @ NYM
NYM 8, BOS 5 @ NYM
MVP:
Ray Knight

Why the Mets won: Pitching. Even with Dwight Gooden's two bad games, the Mets still had a 3.29 ERA.

Why the Red Sox lost: Could not capitalize after winning the first two games on the road, losing next two in Boston.

Memorable moment: The ball rolling through Bill Buckner's legs to end Game 6.

Key stat: .391. Series MVP Ray Knight's batting average.