Murph gets Santa costume

Daniel Murphy will don the Santa costume Tuesday as the Mets stage their annual holiday party for schoolchildren. Murphy will be joined by teammates Jon Niese and Justin Turner.

Past Mets Santas include David Wright, John Franco, John Maine, Mike Cameron, Mike Pelfrey, Jeff Francoeur and Kris Benson (with Anna).

The students will come from P.S. 19 (Corona), P.S. 20 (Flushing), P.S. 111 (Long Island City), P.S. 136 (St. Albans), and P.S. 149 (Jackson Heights).