Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Monday, March 17, 2014

Calcaterra: The Mets St. Patrick’s Day caps are … horrifying

Can’t sleep, Irish Mr. Met will eat me . . .  can’t sleep, Irish Mr. Met will eat me . . .

I’m too afraid to ask what Mrs. Met is wearing….

JE (Jason) Posted: March 17, 2014 at 10:14 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: greenies, mets, uniforms

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. TerpNats Posted: March 17, 2014 at 06:27 PM (#4673073)
The Mets have celebrated Irish heritage for some time. I can recall from Shea days the green Mets caps giveaways (merely the traditional blue and orange "NY" cap turned green and orange), followed by a post-game Black 47 concert.

But these...no. Some wag on Twitter mentioned Jewish heritage -- don't give the promotions department ideas. Mr. Met in a yarmulke?
   2. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: March 17, 2014 at 06:47 PM (#4673083)
Horrifying, no. Goofy, yes.
   3. Srul Itza Posted: March 17, 2014 at 07:27 PM (#4673100)
Orange AND Green?

Pick a side, dammit.
   4. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: March 17, 2014 at 09:54 PM (#4673132)
Horrifying, no. Goofy, yes.


No, sorry, you are wrong. They are horrifying. I imagine small children scurrying under tables at the site of the logo.
UGLIEST.HAT.EVER.
   5. frannyzoo Posted: March 17, 2014 at 10:09 PM (#4673138)
Comedy isn't pretty and neither is...

I would play serious coin to see Shane MacGowan wear that hat.
   6. Publius Publicola Posted: March 17, 2014 at 10:18 PM (#4673140)
If there's any orange, any orange at all...
   7. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: March 17, 2014 at 10:38 PM (#4673146)
I would play serious coin to see Shane MacGowan wear that hat.


Yep. Hopefully he'd been in his usual state of complete inebriation, slurry "Dirty old town" so badly you can't make out the lyrics then as a climax he spews all over the hat.

Of course then the logo will be much improved.

I remember the 80's well....
   8. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: March 18, 2014 at 12:25 PM (#4673346)
Horrifying, no. Goofy, yes.

No, sorry, you are wrong. They are horrifying. I imagine small children scurrying under tables at the site of the logo.


No, sir, this is horrifying.

Along with pretty much every logo conceived in the 1990s. Case in point.
   9. Swoboda is freedom Posted: March 18, 2014 at 12:51 PM (#4673373)
I remember the 80's well....

Unlike Shane MacGowan, who remembers little.
   10. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: March 18, 2014 at 12:57 PM (#4673378)
Along with pretty much every logo conceived in the 1990s. Case in point.

How can you not love the Lubbock Cotton Kings' lovable mascot, Audrey II?
   11. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: March 18, 2014 at 03:56 PM (#4673534)
The Irish national team cap picture opened first and I didn't see anything wrong with it. Then BAM- orange bearded baseball.
   12. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: March 18, 2014 at 04:09 PM (#4673541)
Along with pretty much every logo conceived in the 1990s. Case in point.


As I shed a tear for the Arkansas GlacierCats. Who were actually one of two minor league teams in Little Rock for awhile there, though I can't recall if they were the one that played in the arena (actually directly across the river in North LR) or the one that played in Barton Coliseum. The former, I think, first wanted to be called the Razorblades, but somehow the Razorbacks put a stop to that ... which doesn't make a great deal of sense to me, "razorblade" being a pretty generic word.

(Google tells me they went with RiverBlades instead.)
   13. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: March 18, 2014 at 04:18 PM (#4673552)
How can you not love the Lubbock Cotton Kings' lovable mascot, Audrey II?


My favorite part is that he's missing a tooth.
   14. jacksone (AKA It's OK...) Posted: March 18, 2014 at 05:11 PM (#4673577)

My favorite part is that he's missing a tooth.


Well then Shane MacGowan is your man!
   15. The Anthony Kennedy of BBTF (Scott) Posted: March 18, 2014 at 07:37 PM (#4673645)
Orange AND Green?

Pick a side, dammit.


Where's Larry Bowa and his Bushmills when you need him?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
1k5v3L
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: Politics - December 2014: Baseball & Politics Collide in New Thriller
(5532 - 7:12pm, Dec 22)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogTurner Situation Could Lead To Sea Change In Draft Pick Trades - BaseballAmerica.com
(13 - 7:05pm, Dec 22)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogThe Downside of the Recent Padres Acquisitions | Articles | Bill James Online
(31 - 7:02pm, Dec 22)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogFree Agent Spending By Division – MLB Trade Rumors
(9 - 7:01pm, Dec 22)
Last: Walt Davis

Hall of Merit2015 Hall of Merit Ballot
(114 - 6:34pm, Dec 22)
Last: adarowski

NewsblogPirates Win Bidding For Jung-ho Kang
(14 - 6:32pm, Dec 22)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogJonah Keri's Hypothetical Hall of Fame Ballot; Plus a Randy Johnson Appreciation
(19 - 6:32pm, Dec 22)
Last: Infinite Joost (Voxter)

NewsblogThe 2015 HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo!
(239 - 6:26pm, Dec 22)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - December 2014
(804 - 6:25pm, Dec 22)
Last: Crosseyed and Painless

NewsblogOT: Soccer December 2014
(357 - 5:38pm, Dec 22)
Last: ursus arctos

NewsblogOT: NFL/NHL thread
(9303 - 4:38pm, Dec 22)
Last: Moses Taylor, Moses Taylor

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 12-22-2014
(14 - 4:20pm, Dec 22)
Last: Davo's Favorite Tacos Are Moose Tacos

NewsblogDetermining Hall vote is no easy task | New York Post
(52 - 4:12pm, Dec 22)
Last: A triple short of the cycle

NewsblogYankees will pay for education of children of NYPD cop Ramos - NY Daily News
(21 - 3:37pm, Dec 22)
Last: No Maas Cashman

Hall of Merit2015 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(118 - 3:02pm, Dec 22)
Last: Joey Numbaz (Scruff)

Page rendered in 0.2091 seconds
48 querie(s) executed