It probably shouldn't be surprising that the Mets' launch of their 50th anniversary celebration couldn't go off without a hitch.
The team unveiled a video as part of the announcement of their plans for the season-long look back at the team's history. As you'd imagine, it included plenty of clips from 1969 and 1986 but things got a little lighter as time marched forward to the present day.
Most glaring was the absence of any shots of Jose Reyes, who may or may not be the team's shortstop when the 2012 season gets underway next April. Regardless of how that turns out, he is a pretty significant piece of the team's history to leave out of a video that is supposed to celebrate the history of the team.
You'd imagine that the team's intent was to gloss over the possibility that showing the video becomes a perpetual reminder that Reyes left the team before the big anniversary year, which makes you wonder if they are aware of editing technologies. Glossing things over seemed like the order ...