The Syracuse Mets took their annual garage sale indoors this year.
Instead of placing the tables full of gear-and-such on the concourse, they set the sale up inside the Metropolitan Club.
That set up a mad dash of fans to look and buy.
The real jerseys pulled in lots of people.
Proceeds of the sales of these went to local charitable organizations.
Price tag: $75 for a jersey worn in a game by a Syracuse Met.
I did not have that much cash in my pocket, and didn’t want to charge anything.
Instead I left with a photo of any opening day from the times when the club was tied to another big-league squad and went by the name of the Syracuse Chiefs. George Three was a fan back then. My plan was to give it to him and Elisabeth and maybe they’ll hang in in their new house’s basement …