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Bush League Chronicle:
Comedian and lifelong New York Mets fan Jerry Seinfeld said he was "embarrassed" of the way the Citi Field crowd behaved at the 2013 MLB All-Star Game.Seinfeld voiced his opinion on the matter on New York's WFAN radio on Wednesday.“This is one of the lowest moments of my lifetime of Mets fandom, when the Citi Field crowd was booing (players) that they see as rivals to their Mets team,” Seinfeld told WFAN radio’s Steve Somers on Wednesday night. “And I’m standing there, I was in shock. I was embarrassed. I thought it was horrible manners.”…“These are the best players, in the game you love, that have come here to put on a show for you, and we’re booing them like 5-year-olds,” Seinfeld said. “As if there’s some sort of real animosity.”“The American League is not the Taliban,” he added. “What are we booing Miguel Cabrera (for)? … So I was very embarrassed by that.”Perhaps Seinfeld should take a page from his own book and lighten up a bit. Although booing players is certainly a gesture frowned upon, and likely one which is inappropriate in most situations, I have got to believe the fans were just having some light-hearted fun on Tuesday.Seinfeld did give the crowd credit where credit was due, though. The sitcom star applauded the reception fans gave to New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera when the game's all-time saves leader entered the game to pitch in the eighth inning. Some folks are calling it the best moment from the entire evening. I tend to agree.Via For the Win
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Fans booing rival sports teams is nothing new, but comedian Jerry Seinfeld found the behavior of his fellow Mets fans during the All-Star Game at Citi Field to be “embarrassing” nonetheless.
Seinfeld said in an interview with WFAN radio, which was pointed out in an article by CBS 2 New York, that he was upset that the fans were booing players from the American League and other...
Jerry Seinfeld, celebrity Mets fan extraordinaire, didn’t take to kindly to how Met fans behaved at the All-Star Game on Tuesday.
“This is one of the lowest moments of my lifetime of Mets fandom, when the Citi Field crowd was booing teams that they see as rivals to their Mets team,” he told Steve Somers of WFAN.
“I was in shock. I was embarrassed. I thought it was horrible...
Jerry Seinfeld called WFAN's Steve Somers last night to proclaim his undying love for the Home Run Contest and to whine about boo birds during the All-Star Game.
"This is one of the lowest moments of my lifetime of Mets fandom when the Citi Field crowd was booing teams that they see as rivals to their Mets team. And I’m standing there I was in shock. I was embarrassed...