OK Fred, I am calling you out.
Jackie Robinson. Great man. Changed the game. Changed America. I get it.
Pee Wee Reese….we’re starting to stretch things a bit…Brooklyn team captain, Brooklyn Hall of Famer ..ok maybe (but why no Mel Ott jerseys then?)
How do you defend this? Sandy Koufax was 6 and 10 in Brooklyn. Six and ten.
Where’s the Willie Mays jersey? Didn’t he play part of his career in NYC? Win a World Series? He even has Mets ties.
If the defense is “it sells” then where are the Jeter jerseys? Why not sell a top-seller?
If the defense is a defunct team – why not sell some Gary Carter Expos wear? Or some Staubs?
Fred – if you want to stop fat guys from writing that you’ve built a shrine to the Dodgers then you need to think this stuff through. Yes the Mets have done a lot to add team history to Citi Field…but you ened to think this Dodgers stuff through, or at least spend $300 on three Willie Mays jerseys and put them next to the Koufax’s even if they never sell.
Also – did the Brooklyns have names on the back? When I see a “Robinson 42” I laugh – isn’t the whole point of retiring #42 to remind us who wore the number?