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….

Renegade (((JE))) 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. RMc's Unenviable Situation 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. RMc's Unenviable Situation 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. simpleton & childlike 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

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Kiko Sakata
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 13 November 2017: Politics, race now touching every sport
(2052 - 7:08pm, Nov 19)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogMore on WAR – Joe Blogs – Medium
(15 - 7:08pm, Nov 19)
Last: Jay Z

NewsblogIs Ohtani Really More Valuable in the AL?
(8 - 7:01pm, Nov 19)
Last: Jay Seaver

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Philadelphia Phillies
(43 - 6:55pm, Nov 19)
Last: Omineca Greg

NewsblogOT - November* 2017 College Football thread
(185 - 5:39pm, Nov 19)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogOT - NBA 2017-2018 Tip-off Thread
(1423 - 5:05pm, Nov 19)
Last: don't ask 57i66135; he wants to hang them all

NewsblogJim Palmer on Mark Belanger and Omar Vizquel: The Hardball Times
(101 - 4:07pm, Nov 19)
Last: SoSH U at work

NewsblogThe Eric Hosmer Dilemma | FanGraphs Baseball
(38 - 3:23pm, Nov 19)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogJudge and Altuve | Articles | Bill James Online
(22 - 3:00pm, Nov 19)
Last: nick swisher hygiene

NewsblogQuestions And Challenges Loom Over Derek Jeter
(3 - 2:47pm, Nov 19)
Last: JRVJ

Hall of MeritMock 2018 Modern Baseball Committee Hall of Fame Ballot
(79 - 11:25am, Nov 19)
Last: Nero Wolfe, Indeed

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(198 - 11:10am, Nov 19)
Last: Baldrick

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(2102 - 8:32am, Nov 19)
Last: Chokeland Bill

NewsblogHow an Astros player helped high-school kids have a cool World Series celebration
(1 - 12:20am, Nov 19)
Last: ajnrules

Hall of Merit2018 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(240 - 5:49pm, Nov 18)
Last: The Honorable Ardo

Page rendered in 0.2818 seconds
47 querie(s) executed