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Made in Queens

How a diehard Mets fan turned his love for the team into a new career

Originally Published: June 3, 2013
By Kevin J. Ryan | ESPN The Magazine

IT'S OPENING DAY at Citi Field, and the centerfield grandstands feel like the student section at a college arena. Hundreds of fans in matching orange shirts are standing on their feet, chanting "Let's go Mets" at the top of their lungs while banging thunder sticks together. From the first row, 32-year-old Darren Meenan leads the chorus, voice blaring.

The energy appears spontaneous, but it actually took Meenan four years to coordinate this scene. In fact, this is ...

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