Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 7/10/12
There is something in the air around Citi Field, other than Flushing Bay at low tide. The atmosphere has lightened, almost imperceptibly. The gloom and black clouds that permeated the place are slowly, surely being dispersed. The dust of the previous three seasons is being blown out over the sea. Citi Field is starting to feel like home. I mentioned the feeling that this was starting back in April and it’s become more and more real as the months have gone by. I went to two games last week, the pre-Independence Day blowout of the Phillies and the oh-so-close Friday night loss to the Cubs. Both games ended with palpable, organic electricity in the stands: in neither was a scoreboard exhortation to “MAKE SOME NOISE!” necessary. Oh, it was there, of course, but it was superfluous. We were all doing just fine on our own, thank you. On Tuesday, I was gratified to note that the parking lots, Roosevelt Avenue and Corona Park were not the Philly red sea as they had become the last ...
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