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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Breaking: Murph to get jinxed Santa role
By Adam Rubin
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Anna "Claus" Benson once had a memorable visit to the Mets' holiday party. Husband Kris wasn't a Met much longer.
NEW YORK -- Watch out,
. You're getting an honor that often leads to your departure.
Murphy has been booked to play Santa Claus on Dec. 17 at Citi Field, at the Mets' annual holiday party for local schoolchildren.
For years, playing Santa Claus for the Mets was the last step before getting traded or suffering some serious injury. Just ask past Santas including
was traded days after attending the holiday party.
, by the way, will serve as Murphy's elf/sidekick.