pineapplejuicer you're just mad we got cliff lee because new yorkers (albeit yankees fans, not mets fans) spat on his wife and children. one of my favorite foibles of watching sports commentators talk about how philly fans are the "most knowledgeable" and "most passionate" fans in the country, which is TV code for "we'll see you in the fucking parking lot, mr. wearing the opposing teams jersey".
I have no respect for the Yankees and most of their fans are horrible.
When you go to a Mets game everybody is nice. Their mascot is a giant baseball who drives around in circles in a 50's Cadillac and waves at people.
Mets are to the Phillies what John Stewart is to Fox News.
1394 Early one Saturday morning I flipped on tv and David Wright was doing a commercial for some Christian revival camp. In Spanish. Of all the Mets players you could have picked, they went with David Wright to appeal to the Spanish speaking market.