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Curse Of The Mets' Santa Suit

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UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 14: Anna Benson, dressed as Mrs. Claus, helps her husband, New York Mets' pitcher Kris Benson (left), as he plays Santa Claus during the Mets' annual holiday party for children from New York City public schools at Shea Stadium. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images) | New York Daily News Archive via Getty Images

The Mets' Curse of the Santa Suit began nearly a decade ago, and it has claimed numerous victims. In almost every instance, the player tasked with dressing up as St. Nick at the annual party either sustained a major injury, left the team or saw a huge drop in production the very next season.

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