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Monday, March 26, 2007

Top Ten Things that Might Prevent Fans from Seeing Keith Hernandez Throw Out the Ceremonial First Pitch

Item: Keith Hernandez to throw out ceremonial first pitch before the Mets home opener - April 9th vs. Philadelphia

10. Game scheduled for weekend night
9. Darryl Strawberry’s right hook
8. Mike deFelice steals his car
7. Two words: Second spitter
6. St Louis Cardinal's headquarters orders him not to
5. Gary Carter jumps in front of camera
4. Keith misses ceremony, in clubhouse watching pregame on TV, drinking a beer and smoking
3. Because Derek Jeter sucks.
2. MLB direcTV refuse to show it, saying only 200,000 fans are interested
1. Ceremonial catcher is a girl



  • At 12:59 PM, Blogger Coop said…

    even I am in awe of #3

  • At 2:07 PM, Blogger Itsmetsforme said…

    hi coop.

    "Derek Jeter sucks" is like the horizon. It's true. Even when we can't see it, it is always there, and we can reach for it when we need to. It centers us. It makes us warm when the cold wind blows. It just feels right.

  • At 10:09 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…


    check this out:

    The best Keith Hernandez blog on the Internet


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