Why do baseball fans in NYC say "I'm going to the Met game"

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Why do baseball fans in NYC say "I'm going to the Met game"

Post by Pete » Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:31 am

Instead of "I'm going to the METS game". The name of the team is the Mets, no?

Of course REAL NYC baseball fans say "I'm going to the Yankees game", but I digress :eyes2:
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Post by brookboy123 » Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:35 am

Pete wrote:Instead of "I'm going to the METS game". The name of the team is the Mets, no?

Of course REAL NYC baseball fans say "I'm going to the Yankees game", but I digress :eyes2:
"I'm going to the Yankee game" sounds right.

btw, I believe the official name of the Mets is the New York Metropolitans.
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Post by liberaljihad » Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:13 am

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GO CUBS GO!

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Post by Pete » Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:15 pm

Here is an example. New Yorker Artie Lange says "Brewer/Cub game" at 1:05

https://youtu.be/9wOyTGfa6eo
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Post by Pete » Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:14 pm

Yet another example Gary Dell'Abate says "Jet game" at 3:40

https://youtu.be/fcesnOTqVKM
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