Can't anybody here even watch this game?
The New York Mets aren't just having trouble on the field (24-37 entering the weekend) and in the front office (botched a ploy to get help from "cougar" dating site). The struggles have now crossed over into the stands. During a matinee matchup between the Mets and the Cardinals on Thursday, a fan sporting a Mets jersey became a viral sensation by losing his footing and tumbling in the stands at Citi Field. Luckily, all of the seats below him were empty and no one else was involved.
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Not surprisingly, this guy became an instant Internet celebrity -- and exemplar of all things Mets.
Ryan Hudson of SB Nation dubbed him "the most Mets fan ever" while Barry Petchesky of Deadspin wrote that the fall usurped the cougars-for-Wright debacle as "the Metsiest Mets thing" of Thursday. Either way, this was a fall worthy of the club that made a folk hero out of Marvelous Marv Throneberry.