Look out, the Mets have created a Mr. Met account on Twitter, and it's being presented as the actual Mr. Met writing the tweets.
The team told me this morning this is an official account.
So, Mets, please, please don't make him say or do something that will end up making me dislike him. He's the best. Don't mess this up. Plus, my kids love him as well. They think he's hysterical. My wife is a die-hard Yankees fan. Mr. Met may be my best shot at making my little girls Mets fans.
Mr. Met has been essentially voiceless since he stepped on field in 1964. Sure, his actions often speak louder than words. However, fans are always able to project on to him whatever we want. For the most part, despite some tumultuous times on field, Mr. Met remains popular, mostly because he never says anything stupid about winning or losing, he doesn't make excuses, he doesn't talk about spending, or selling things. Frankly, his only interaction is pointing at people. Now, for the first time ever, he's talking...