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I Think I Made The Right Call

Posted By Greg Prince On September 17, 2010 @ 12:20 am In 1 | Comments Disabled

Passed on a game for which a ticket awaited me…the weather, of course. I felt pretty bad about it once they started playing and it calmed down where I was. Somehow I managed not to fully realize just how stormed [1] the greater Metropolitan area was getting while I was fretting, particularly in the general vicinity of the railroad tracks I depend on to whisk me toward Citi Field.

Now I see sometimes missing a Mets game isn’t the worst idea in the world. (And from the looks of things [2], it appears the vast majority of 42,000 seats would agree.)

So I do have enough sense to come in out of the rain and everything else, even if a series-sweeping victory [3] got swept away from my view.

Oh well, that’s what they have TV and common sense for.

Mets making good [4] for those with tickets in hand and similar life-over-death priorities, even if it meant missing the Pirates walking their fourth consecutive plank.

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[1] just how stormed: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/09/16/2010-09-16_fastmoving_storm_packing_tornado_conditions_tears_across_new_york_city_with_wind.html

[2] the looks of things: http://metspolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/2010-09-16-19.59.45.jpg

[3] series-sweeping victory: http://espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=300916121

[4] Mets making good: http://newyork.mets.mlb.com/news/press_releases/press_release.jsp?ymd=20100916&content_id=14746594&vkey=pr_nym&fext=.jsp&c_id=nym

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