Sunday, September 30, 2007

You Gotta Believe ... hah!

You Gotta Believe that the Miracle Mets are out of miracles and that their fans have some sort of self-loathing going to follow them to ever lower levels of defeat. I shouldn't have spouted off about a dynasty. Who knew the Mets would lose the division after holding it since May 16 with three days left in the season? Having suffered let downs like this many times in my twenty plus years of being a Met fan I really should see it coming by now.
Three weeks ago Tom Glavine was thinking about coming back for another year. Today he was pulled in the first inning after giving up five runs. I would hate to think he ended such a brilliant career in such a way, but hey when you make ten million dollars a year to throw a baseball you better get the job done when the season is on the line. That's just absurd; isn't it? Someone gets paid that much money and they fail miserably. Shouldn't you be automatic?
The great thing about baseball is also the worst thing about it - nothing seems to be going on and then everything goes wacky. I'll probably get sucked in again next season.

Signore Direttore


Sokrates said...

Embarrassment aside, it's good to see you're a Mets fan as well. Having grown up in Cleveland, I just couldn't bring myself to root for the Yanks during my time in NYC. So, for better or worse, I sided with the boys from Queens.

There's always 2008, right? Then again, there was always 2007.

Signore Direttore said...

Hopefully the Tribe will knock the Yanks out - May Chief Wahoo dance on their grave!

And the NL - ugh two expansion teams in the NLCS. I'm not even slightly curious at this point.

Maybe 2008 will be the year my love for the outdoors trumps my passion for baseball.