Mets’ Fan Chris Christie Applauds Yankees’ Mariano Rivera
As a New York Mets fan, it would almost be unheard of for someone like Gov. Chris Christie to say something nice about a New York Yankee.
But the New Jersey governor offered nothing but praise Wednesday for one all-star pitcher.
Christie applauded Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, who appeared in his final All-Star Game Tuesday at Citi Field -- where the Mets play their games.
Despite being a Mets fan, Christies said the Yankees pitcher was good citizen, a role model who always provided "fans of that other team with a lot of thrills." He called Rivera one of the game's best relief pitchers.
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