This means the Mets finally have a career-Met in David Wright! It is the biggest contract in Mets history.
Nice job, Sandy! Well deserved.
“I grew up a Met fan, I was developed, drafted by this team. There’s a lot of joy in putting this uniform on everyday. Hopefully it keeps going for a long time.”
File under: THINGS I LOVE WAKING UP TO.
First Spring Training game tonight! 6:10 p.m. EST, SNY.
This is what it feels like to be excited for games that aren’t even consequential.
First spring training is pretty fun.
Sports bigamy is one of the very few vices New Yorkers will not tolerate. Most social taboos—including many forms of drug use, any conceivable sex act between two consenting adults, misdemeanors, and the less violent felonies—are looked on with more leniency than trying to root for both the Mets and Yankees. On an intellectual level, I realize that loyalty to an arbitrary collection of millionaires who play a game while wearing clothes of a certain color is not really an integral moral principle or a character issue.
That said, I’m no traitor.
Okay so she’s a yankee fan, but I can forgive that because I really want to read this book; she has a secret crush on the mets and is a female sports writer and OKAY SHE IS BRILLIANT I CAN FORGIVE YANKEE FANDOM FOR BRILLIANCE.