A continuously running joke perpetrated by the City of New York, local businesses, national sports media and Major League Baseball that is meant to victimize a small, yet faithful allegiance of fans into believing that the Mets are indeed a Major League franchise while providing comic relief to fans, players, and management of the 29 actual MLB teams. The Mets and their seasons are constructed in a Washington General-esque manner where in the team always discovers new ways to lose while filling their "fans" with false hope that their up-and-coming players while become of some important historic note. As of late, the Philadelphia Phillies have taken over the role of the Harlem Globetrotters from the New York Yankees to provide a sense of eternal depression to the Mets organization.
"Did you see the Mets lose on that unassisted triple play? Just when I thought I had seen everything..."
The New York Mets

"David Wright appeared on his way to becoming a star until he decided that Abraham Nunez was a player worth modeling himself after."

"The Mets are so bad that now parts of their park are being named for not their own players, but standouts from other rival teams"
by MachineGunKelly August 26, 2009
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A team that managed to lose a game it had won when their idiot second baseman Luis Castillo dropped a pop up with two outs against the Yankees.
New York Mets Fan: Ha ha! A-Rod popped up! You guys lose! Wait, what? NOOOOOOOOO!!!

New York Yankees Fan: LMFAO! It is you guys who have lost! HAHAHA! Thanks Castillo!
by nyyankeesfan92 June 23, 2009
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A baseball team with annoying hot dogs like Jose Reyes that takes over 1st place late in the season and then gives it up to the Phillies in the last week of the season
The New York Mets blew another lead to the Phillies
by PhilsWorldChamps08 March 12, 2009
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An Alleged pro Baseball team in N.Y.C, A bunch of losers, CHOKE ARTISTS who can't hold on to first place in 2007 and 2008. pathetic group of non winning monkeys which is an insult to real monkeys because they are smarter than any mets player. M.E.T.S My Entire Team Sucks
The New York Mets choked in the N.L East the past 2 years
by Goosfraba69 August 25, 2009
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