For years there have been a bunch of us trying to get the Mets to not listen to MLB and just wear the 9/11 First Responder Caps. Thank you for finally listening. Thank you to Pete Alonso with doing a little swerve last season with buying custom 9/11 cleats as gifts for his teammates to wear.
For the first time since returning to play in 2001 in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, the Mets will wear first responder hats in-game on Friday night when the play the Blue Jays in Buffalo.
Torre's response last year drew the ire of , who said the reasoning was understandable but that Sept. 11 was not "analogous" with other tragedies.
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