Originally posted on Around Citi  |  Last updated 6/16/13
Legendary broadcaster Bob Costas slammed the New York Mets’ walk-off celebration this afternoon, stating that their victory celebration was “another indication of the decline of western civilization”. The Mets trailed 3-0 heading into the bottom of the 9th inning on Sunday afternoon before home runs from Marlon Byrd and Kirk Nieuwenhuis lifted them to a thrilling come-from-behind victory. The Mets managed to salvage the final game of their series against the Chicago Cubs while improving to 14 games under .500. Costas noted that the Mets celebrated like they had won Game 7 of the NBA finals during the celebration before making the comment about the decline of western civilization. Watch the video here:  
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