Well done, Mr. Met! A great honor for a great man.
And why not?
The baseball-headed, perpetually smiling symbol of the Mets has served the franchise loyally for 50 years.
He narrowly defeated the Phillie Phanatic for the top slot in a recent Forbes poll, with Wally the Green Monster, Milwaukee's racing sausages, Billy the Marlin and the Nationals' racing presidents also placing among the top 10.