@mikevacc with The Read Of The Day – about my favorite topic, the $63 Opening Day ticket.
Definitely read the entire article. The bold in the excerpt below is mine.
Because it goes to the very dichotomy that will forever haunt the Mets: On the one hand, they want to play the big-market bully whenever it benefits them. That means charging Broadway-level prices for Opening Day, for Yankees games, for high-profile games. That means remembering the dateline for their games remains “New York,” and paying for the privilege.But on the other, they want to squeeze themselves into a shell, camouflaging their own spending habits behind terms like “fiscally sound” and “responsible.