Tom … Terrific?

47The Mets pulled a mild shocker today by signing veteran enemy lefty Tom Glavine to a laughably rich deal. Hey, they’re better than they were yesterday. The Mets’ first free-agent splash of the season also brings the first legitimate Uni-Controversy of the year: Glavine has spent his entire career wearing Number 47, digits that also hold significance for longtime Met mascot Super Joe McEwing. (Dec. 10 Update: As Glavine meets the press it comes as no surprise that sweatshops around the Tri-state area are busy stitching together GLAVINE 47 jerseys in time for the Holiday shopping season. McEwing was meanwhile spotted asking a department-store Santa for a new Uni number. Stay tuned).

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