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Mets and Yankees Struggle in New Stadiums

Published by on April 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The baseball gods are punishing both the New York Mets and New York Yankees. I suppose they have good reason to: They opened new stadiums this season.

Shea Stadium and Yankees Stadium were hallowed sanctuaries, boasting countless priceless memories, but they no longer exist. Instead, the $850-million Citi Field and $1.6-billion new Yankees Stadium stand in their places.

So perhaps it's just that the deities of sport seek to curse the franchises for their exorbitant spending on the new venues and willingness to tear down such memorable monuments.

 

The Mets are currently 9-10 and tied for fourth in the National League East. Recently, they won two out of three against the Washington Nation...

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