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Scary Moment For New York Mets Fans, As Nats Take Down Polar Bear
Scary Moment For New York Mets Fans, As Nats Take Down Polar Bear
New York Mets first-baseman Pete Alonso is never afraid to get his uniform dirty. In the fourth inning, the burly Home Run Derby champion tried to score from first on a double to the wall by new teammate Eduardo Escobar. Fleet of foot, Alonso is not. He was gunned down by Washington shortstop Alcides Escobar on a perfect throw to the plate. But that wasn't the worst of it in Game 1 of 2022 for the Polar Bear, as he is nicknamed.
New York's Polar Bear Is Hot
New York's Polar Bear Is Hot
Sunday the New York Mets were trailing the Toronto Blue Jays, in the rubber match of the three game series, 3-1 in the 6th. The Jays had just taking the lead in the top of the inning. With Michael Conforto on first and one out, up to the plate stepped the Amazin's budding star, a mammoth of man. That's why the fans affectionately call him the Polar Bear, Pete Alonso.
Who Are New York's 5 Biggest Sports Stars?
Who Are New York's 5 Biggest Sports Stars?
Monday night, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso had just hit his 18th home run of the season. He was rounding 3rd base and as he faced his teammates in the dugout he began to do an imitation of a Pete Towsend guitar windmill. Alonso was indicating to his fellow Amazin's that they were rockin'. Pete Alonso likes to have fun and he's not afraid to show it. Following his second Home Run Derby Championship, the young first baseman is blossoming into a star. But is Pete Alonso one of the Top 5 Sports Stars in the Empire State, I don't think so. Let's take a look.
New Identity A Secret Weapon for Mets
New Identity A Secret Weapon for Mets
But the biggest advantage for the Mets is the experience they had weathering those injuries and remaining in first place. How important will the evolution of the "Bench Mob" be, late in games, down the stretch? I bet you pretty important for Rojas and his coaching staff. Who will forget Kevin Pillar getting his face smashed by a fastball, bleeding all over the field and being back in the lineup with a face mask only a few days later. Does it really get tougher than that? All of this has helped develop an identity for this team.
An Evening of Champions
An Evening of Champions
If you like monstrous home runs, last night's Home Run Derby was a fun night for you. If you like stories about true life champions, well then you really enjoyed the show. New York Mets' Pete Alonso and Baltimore Orioles' Trey Mancini provided all of the athletic theatrics and moon shot home runs that any fan could ask for plus a story line that was worth the price of admission.
Baseball Fans Love the Home Run?
Baseball Fans Love the Home Run?
Tonight over 6 million people will tune in their televisions to a sold out Coors Field in Colorado to see Major League Baseball players take glorified batting practice. A pitcher, that the Major League hitter is familiar with, will attempt to throw perfect pitches and the batter will attempt to deposit them deep into the caverns of seats in the outfield filled outstretched arms attached to gloves waiting to absorb a piece of baseball history.

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