Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/22/12
Despite four consecutive years of bad baseball, I think most of us can agree that some things are more frustrating than losses.  What I’m talking about is insult to injury.  Its having your fandom dragged through the proverbial mud as a result of not just the team’s performance on the field, but their disastrous attempt at public relations off of it. Some highlights of the franchise’s ineptitude in recent years… There was Omar Minaya’s claim that Adam Rubin was actively politicking for a position within the organization.  Then there was the Walter Reed disgrace.  How about the “Carl Crawford money” comments by team owner, Fred Wilpon?  Its amazing that one organization can make so many massive mistakes.  These instances highlight the major faux pas, but ultimately they are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the earth shattering nonsense the average Mets fan must wade through on an annual basis. Another theme that most Mets fans should be well versed in is the team’s insist...
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