As you know, Mr. Met caused severe ripples in the baseball continuum on Wednesday when he gave the finger to a fan at CitiField, and it was all caught on video.
You also know that this has been the greatest thing to happen to the Mets this season, and Mr. Met was given a raise. I really did enjoy th … what? The Mets apologized?
And this just in: now Mr. Met has been fired. Goddamn it.
here is a high-quality GIF of Mr. Met, if you must have it pic.twitter.com/hH6DJvLq5o
— Kenny Ducey (@KennyDucey) June 1, 2017
Of course when his goes to trial, and it will, a smart defense lawyer will point this out:
How can Mr. Met get in trouble for giving someone the middle finger IF HE DOESN'T HAVE ONE pic.twitter.com/0QZd2GxQyz
— Hector Diaz (@iamHectorDiaz) June 1, 2017
The Mets announced the firing today, and also that a new person will be inside the costume for today’s game. Although, how would anyone tell?
On top of losing his job, Mr. Met has other problems:
— Lou Seal (@LouSeal01) June 1, 2017
Of course Twitter is loving this, in case you were wondering.
— Onion Sports Network (@OnionSports) June 1, 2017
Yeah, let's fire #MrMet but employ both Reyes and Familia. That seems logical.
— Brandon Tierney (@BrandonTierney) June 1, 2017
The incident with Mr. Met reminds me of when Youppi! the Expos mascot was canned in 1982 after showing poor judgment of his own pic.twitter.com/mUgZaygm1w
— Eric Stangel (@EricStangel) June 1, 2017
— Dumb Bozo (@davelozo) June 1, 2017