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Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, and Tom Seaver. Just three of the now 230 Major League Baseball players who have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Those three, along with many others, had careers so incredible that it’d be hard pressed to find a writer who wouldn’t include them on his or her ballot. Still, some left them off.
That all changed yesterday as New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera became the first player ever to receive 100 percent of the necessary votes to be enshrined in Cooperstown. 425 out of 425. Incredible.
As both New York baseball teams prepare to battle for the first of two three-game sets this year, the only similarity that can be found between them right now is the state they play in.
An 11-1 start for the Mets seems like ancient history at the moment, as the team currently sits at 27-32, good for fourth in the NL East. During the season’s first two weeks, rookie manager Mickey Callaway seemed to possess the Midas Touch, as every move he made worked beautifully.
Since then not only has the team struggled terribly but every move Callaway makes, logical or outlandish, seems to backfire.
The Yankees, who started the year 9-9 had their own rookie manager, Aaron Boone, heavily critiqued during the team’s early struggles. Since then not a word has been said as they’ve put up a 31-9 record since their long-ago days of .500 ball.
The Mets need much more than just these three games to get back in the playoff race, but here’s what this series could potentially do for the little brother in New York…