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Mr. Met for the Hall of Fame?

Baseball's first mascot, Mr. Met, has been nominated for the Mascot Hall of Fame. Does he belong? Story

Updated: August 13, 2007, 11:30 AM ET
By Howard Megdal | Special to Page 2

The Mets announced this week that Mr. Met is one of 12 nominees for induction to the Mascot Hall of Fame this year. While popular sentiment would dictate that Mr. Met should be voted into the Hall, a fairer way of evaluating his candidacy would be to apply Bill James' Ken Keltner Test, a list of subjective questions devised by the sabermetric guru, to the mascot's career in blue and orange. Voting is taking place through Sept. 6 at mascothalloffame.com.

1. Was he ever regarded as the ...

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