So I did this Q&A thing with the top New York Mets blog creatively called MetsBlog. They're doing a series of Q&A's at the beginning of each series this year with a blogger from the opposing team, and I was chosen this time around for the Braves. You can read it here. As I was reading through the comments, I just couldn't help but crack up at some of them. Apparently, we Braves fans REALLY get under the skin of Mets fans. Check these out:
When did Native American = Redneck? Quite the opposite actually. But you can just feel the anger towards us in those words, and these:
Meanwhile the Mets have been playing the Nats, the struggling Cardinals and the sinking ship Phillies. Here's more:
They also seem to hate our announcers; at least they're completists when it comes to their hate.
Just had a converation about this very same topic with my friends about how bad the Braves announcers are. We were all switching back and forth between the Mets and Braves. They really do suck.
Love it! They are really fired up...and it's APRIL. A few things about some of these comments come to mind: (1) Wasn't Tim "F-ing" McCarver their announcer for a long time...now he
was is a bad announcer. (2) We inherited the Native American thing and all the craziness that goes with it. What's the Mets mascot...a city? (3) The worst gimmick in all of baseball is a papier-mâché apple that comes out of a hat every time the home team hits a homerun.
Oh well. To all those Braves fans out there, stay cocky. To all those Mets fans out there, Larry Wayne Jones.