When the season ended in disappointment in 2009, Mets fans were assured by the owner and Omar Minaya that they would be very active in the off-season to improve the team. They have been very active. The only problem: they didn't improve the team.
Ralph Nader: "One reason people are attracted to sports is because things happen on the merits of coaches and players. When that trust is betrayed, you can see that there's a real letdown among the fans."