#Mets icon John Franco talking #ASG at @MLB.com studios today. http://t.co/7QfiNpXYiX
6/12/13 10:48 AM
That tweet got me thinking? Is John Franco a Mets icon? Who is a Mets icon? I’m not even sure Mike Piazza is. There may only be one.
The Free Dictionary says an icon is
a. An image; a representation.b. A representation or picture of a sacred or sanctified Christian personage, traditionally used and venerated in the Eastern Church.
2. An important and enduring symbol: “Voyager will take its place … alongside such icons of airborne adventure as The Spirit of St. Louis and [the] Bell X-1″ (William D. Marbach).3. One who is the object of great attention and devotion; an idol: “He is … a pop icon designed and manufactured for the video generation” (Harry F. Waters).4. Computer Science A picture on a screen that represents a specific file, directory, window, option, or program.