Two "collectors" wanted a souvenir from the last season of Shea Stadium. Just one problem. The Mets are still using it.
What appears in New York newspapers apparently doesn’t reach everyone in Gotham City.
Just a few days after the New York Yankees busted a couple of fans for trying to steal the Opening Day bunting from that ballpark, the New York Post brings us the story of two guys who decided they’d try to kick apart a seat at Shea Stadium and stuff the pieces under their shirts to avoid being caught.
We’re not making it up. Nor are we making up the part about another guy stealing—you guessed it—bunting. Hey, it’s sort of portable.