Petco Park is the home of the San Diego Padres. The stadium opened in 2004 with some 1400+ Padres home games having been played. Yet in that time span, no Major League Baseball player had ever hit for "the cycle" (a single, a double, a triple and a home run in one game), until Monday night.
There has always been an emotional tie between me and my dad with the New York Mets. He would always stay in Port Saint Lucie for a month during spring training and go to all of their home games. One year I went to visit and we went to a few games together. But something happened during those games that leaves me so emotional, I am not able to watch them.
We bought a cut-out for my dad to be at the Mets home games this season and thought we would never be able to see him. Well on Saturday, while I was watching the game, low and behold I saw my dad's cut-out. Check out the screenshots that I captured.
My Dad was a huge Mets fan. When we found out that the Mets were offering to put cut-outs of fans in their seats at Citi Field, our family knew we had to do it. Check out the picture we used and when you can see my dad in the stands during the Mets home games.
This is a definite first – not necessarily for Met Daniel Murphy but for me. This might be the very very first time I've ever done an editorial on sports. Sports is not my long suit by any stretch of the imagination, but this actually bugged me after I watched the entire World Series Game 4, and saw the Murphy slip-up. I feel really bad for the guy.
Mets’ fan Rafael Diaz just couldn’t help himself on Saturday night as he watched his beloved Nw York Mets celebrate their first-ever no-hitter on the field. Diaz leaped from the stands and joined the frenzy between the mound and home plate, and promptly got tackled and tased by team security.
“I was overcome with emotion, just being a die-hard Mets fan,” the 32-year-old Diaz explained after speni