Friday, July 06, 2007

Video: Metropolitan Origins [J. Mark English]

As the Philadelphia Phillies fast approach their 10,000th loss, and I'll leave that subject to Chrissy, I wanted to explore more about the history of my favorite team, the New York Mets. Ineptitude is no stranger to the New York Mets franchise. The only luck they had between 1962-1968 was bad luck. This is a clip from the Ken Burns documentary, Baseball, which covers the beginning years of a struggling franchise. Some of the quotes that Casey Stengal uses are priceless. Anyone who is used to rooting for a losing team can appreciate the humor. Enjoy:

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