This is a relief: Mr. Met denies steroid allegations

mr-met.jpgFLUSHING, NY — In the wake of his surprising mention in the Mitchell Report, New York Mets mascot Mr. Met categorically denied using performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 and claims never to have met the man who reportedly sold them to him.

Former Mets clubhouse attendant Kirk Radomski told federal prosecutors he injected Mr. Met with deca-durabolin on three separate occasions in 2003. Radomski said Mr. Met approached him with questions about performance enhancing drugs in 2002, while the mascot was struggling to recover from surgery to repair a torn medial-collateral ligament.

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3 Responses to “This is a relief: Mr. Met denies steroid allegations”

  1. adam
    December 21, 2007 at 9:56 pm #

    Well, I’m glad this story is under control. I wouldn’t want rouge Mets mascots running around like mad…hats.

  2. Patti Gibbons
    December 22, 2007 at 2:15 pm #

    I’m still wondering about the Phanatic – such radical behavior and all – and those HUGELY over-sized Presidents at the Nationals’ games. I guess, like so much of this baseball steroid thing, we’ll never really know how widespread it is.

  3. adam
    December 22, 2007 at 6:50 pm #

    You know those guys are on drugs. Have you see the size of their heads?

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