Found February 29, 2012 on Metstradamus:
I'm hearing that Bill Giles has bought the Phillies t-shirts with Simon Bar Sinister on them.So Jeff Wilpon bought the Mets t-shirts with the Underdog "U" on them to remind them that they're ... duh, underdogs as if it hadn't been beaten into all of their heads already all damn winter. I bet he had to explain the reference to all of them since the show went off the air in 1973. Half of them probably thought it was a Colts logo, and the other half thought it was the horsehoe from Lucky Charms. Then by the time Wilpon explained it to the players (only Tim Byrdak was born in 1973 when the show stopped its syndication run), it probably ceased to be fun or motivating. It sure as hell rankled his golf buddy David Wright. Way to go, Jeffy. "I don’t really like using the whole underdog thing. I don’t really like playing that card. I think it’s just a way to remind everybody in here that the outside expectations aren’t the expectations that we have for ourselves...
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