By: Michael Ganci

Fans React: Trying to Get Wilpons to Sell

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On Friday, we ran a story about a group of Mets’ fans who are organizing a campaign to post a billboard in Queens to try to convince Fred Wilpon to sell the team and free the fans.

KickStarter page was created to raise some money. As of Dec. 26, two weeks after the movement began, $1,700, or 34 percent of the organizer’s goal has already been raised.

Gary Palumbo is an avid Mets’ fan who’s just had enough of the current regime. He’s a longtime reader of both Mets Merized Online and Amazin’ Avenue.

“I love the Mets and believe the owners are not responsible stewards of the team,” Palumbo says on the KickStarter page. “Their poor decisions have placed the team into a position where they no longer invest in a manner of placing the team in contention for the playoffs. They manage the team simply to keep it as a family heirloom.”

We took to Twitter to see what #MetsTwitter thought of the concept. Was it a bold statement or a waste of money and time? Here’s what people said:

About Michael Ganci

Michael Ganci is the Co-Founder of the Daily Stache, along with Matthew Falkenbury. Since 2008, Ganci has eat, drank and dreamt all things Mets, and he'd have it no other way. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @DailyStache.

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1 Comment

  1. grote15

    December 27, 2014 at 1:30 pm

    The Bill board project is a good way to express the message most Met fan espouse. A small contribution can go a long way when this is visable to all, especially the media.

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