Mets game in New York

Exterior of Mets' Citi Field Stadium - photo by Rob McFarland

Exterior of Mets' Citi Field Stadium - photo by Rob McFarland

When Charlie from Long Island explains it, it all sounds so simple. “At the end of the day, it’s all about the team who scores the most runs,” he says. “Ignore all the statistics that’s the only thing that matters. The problem with this new stadium is that it’s hard to hit home runs.”

Charlie gestures to the feet markers written on the boundaries of the field. “Look they gotta hit the ball 415 feet and still clear a 16-foot wall.”

The very next batter hits the ball straight into the crowd.

Charlie turns to me and shrugs as only a New Yorker can. “Hey, don’t listen to me whaddo I know.”

Read the rest of this story here.

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