Good morning Mets fans ( all 2000 of us that are left) it is time for the all choke artist edition of ” This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty “. So when you read the following column figure out what 3 of theseplayers have in common (answer will be at the bottom)
First off Happy Birthday greetings go out to our former closer who is currently rehabbing in Port St Lucie – Billy ” Power Spray ” Wagner (1971) – get well soon buddy we might need you ( hey I can dream!!)
next up is fireballer Guillermo ” STEROID” Mota (1973)
New York Mets traded Terrence ” Shorty ” Long and Leoner Vasquez to the Oakland Athletics for Kenny “The Gambler ” Rogers on July 25, 1999. – who could remember the infamous game ending walk in game 7 of the ’99 NLCS!!
And last night Mo Vaughn was Rushed to Houston General Hospital after almost choking on a chicken wing . Luckily Mo’s esophageal muscles are so stong he snapped the chicken bone in half and was released a short time later.
So the answer to the quiz you ask ?? THE 4 MAJOR GUYS IN THIS COLUMN ALL CHOKED DURING IMPORTANT POST GAMES FOR US !!! – Well except for Mo we didn’t even sniff the post season with him