Baseball Gods Choosing A Team In NYC
Huffington Post - 11 months
New York has two baseball teams. The New York Yankees and the New York Mets. For as long as I can remember, except for the “Miracle Mets season of 1969” it’s always been the NY Yankees capturing the majority of the back sports pages and fans of New York City.
However I believe that has been changing a bit. For example, I have been seeing many more NY Mets hats and jerseys in the streets of our five boroughs that I am used to seeing. The fact that the Mets have been having more winning seasons lately than the Yankees has much to do with it. Also, the fact that the Mets have players that many younger fans seem to relate to, Thor (Noah Syndergard), Captain America (David Wright), La Potencia Yoenis Cespedes to name a few makes them more of a conversation piece for younger fans.
The baseball Gods must be looking down on this Queens, almost New York’s foster child baseball club and that seemed to be evident for this 2017 season.
The NY Mets opening day game on Monday had a tempe...
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