Chipper Jones Won’t Be Naming Next Kid Citi
Last night, during a post game interview, Chipper Jones was still fuming over a call at third base that saw Carlos Beltran slide in safely on a steal attempt. Replay video showed that Beltran may have been tagged before touching the base, but that’s baseball.
Chipper had plenty to say as he voiced his frustrations and pinned the loss on third base umpire Greg Gibson.
“I’ve never had a guy slide into my glove and be safe,” Jones said. “That’s the whole game right there. So to say, ‘We’re a little upset’ is an understatement. We played a perfect game tonight, and we got it taken from us.”
“That was top-notch baseball and it was decided by a blown call,” Jones said.
Chipper Jones also hit a shot that would have been a homerun at Shea or just about any other park, but at Citi Field he had to settle for a 410 foot out.
Before the game, Chipper revealed that he had ordered a pair of Shea Stadium seats for $869, but that they were never sent to him and he wanted to know from the Mets where they were.
“Yeah, I wrote the check, but I’m still looking for ‘em. I need to talk to somebody.”
According to Adam Rubin, Chipper was then provided with delivery tracking information which showed that they were indeed shipped to Turner Field and signed for by a Mr. Jones.
That’s hilarious! Hey Larry, I’ll sell you mine for $869,000…
Larry’s been getting the best of us for more than a decade…
It feels good to finally get the best of him.
About the Author: Joe DeCaro
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
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