Originally written on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 10/13/12
Carlos Beltran was the Mets center fielder from 2005-2010.Angel Pagan was the Mets center fielder in 2011. Now they battle each other in the NLCS ... in two uniforms other than the Mets, of course. (Maybe they'll get together and thank their lucky stars that they're out of Flushing.)You young lads especially have to understand one thing about me: I'm an old man. Most likely, according to the statistics I've made up in my head, I'm older than you. I spent my teenage years embroiled in Cardinals hate. You people think you know rivalries because of the Braves? Ratchet that up a few notches and you got Mets/Cardinals in the 80's. That wasn't just a rivalry, that was a clash of baseball cultures and styles.Old habits die hard, even when the Cardinals moved from the eastern division to the central division. I still hated them every bit as much as your garden variety eastern division team. Never could I bring myself to root for them. In 1987 I was pulling so hard for the Giants that years ...
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