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David is the One Met to Have…
Posted By Greg Prince On October 15, 2007 @ 8:08 pm In Photos | Comments Disabled
After Rheingold and before Budweiser, Schaefer took over as the Mets’ beer sponsor in the mid-1970s. It seems almost sacrilege to associate any beer jingle with the Mets that doesn’t begin with My beer is Rheingold the dry beer…, but it must be said that Schaefer was the one beer to have when you were having more than one and listening to a Mets broadcast around the Bicentennial.
“Having more than one”…try sneaking that pro-drinking message on the air today.
Schaefer’s role in Mets history is honored throughout the season when Crane Pool Forum  members vote for the Schaefer Player of the Game  in the tradition that Bob, Ralph and Lindsey did from, I believe, 1975 to 1978. This year’s CPF winner (mine, too) was David Wright .
Congratulations David, even if you’re more a vitaminwater kind of guy.
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 Crane Pool Forum: http://cranepoolforum.qwknetllc.com/phpbb2/viewforum.php?f=1&sid=64dafd46290d6404d6ca1c23c2367547
 Schaefer Player of the Game: http://ultimatemets.com/schaefer.php
 David Wright: http://faithandfear.blogharbor.com/blog/_archives/2007/10/15/3292908.html
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