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Curtis Granderson hosts Citi Grand Kids Clinic for young Mets fans

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson hosted his first ever Citi Grand Kids youth baseball clinic in New York City with lucky student-athletes from the Cross Island YMCA. The kids spent time at various baseball stations and learned the fundamentals of the game from Granderson and Mets coaches, including fielding, pitching, hitting and more. Mets captain David Wright even made a surprise appearance to the delight of the kids. Read more…

‘Don’t touch his head:’ A day in the life of Mr. Met

Cross Island YMCA campers got an opportunity to get up close and personal with Mr. Met. While campers were at a baseball clinic with actual Mets players Josh Edgin and Eric Campbell, Mr. Met was the biggest celebrity around. For the next half-hour, he poses for pictures, dishes out "high fours" (Mr. Met only has four fingers on each hand) and gestures his way through questions shouted from every direction – "Are you the real Mr. Met?" and "Are you wearing a costume?" are two of the favorites. But mostly, he attempts to avoid starting a riot. Read more…