|Cleon Jones from when TWO BOOTS Pizza first named a slice of Pizza for him at Citi Field|
This paragraph hit me hard. Mets fans. Fans of the team that Cleon played for. The team that today is playing in Queens which is one of the most diverse places in NYC. I just don't get the hatred folks have for people that are different than them. Even today there are folks in the stands that yell out derogatory things at players, think it is part of the game, and don't realize that they can be hurtful.
This from the Daily News.
Read more here.
1977! A year after I was born and situations like this are still going on.