Just because these two clubs aren't kissin' cousins doesn't mean the Mets, and really, New Yorkers, can't appreciate what the Phillies have done. They can appreciate it just as much as Royals fans, Mariners fans or Padres fans can. At the end of the day, it's baseball.
It's not just baseball. It's Actober!
Oh wait... that was last year. Here's the 2008 version:
Who comes out on top? We do.
POSTSCRIPT: Funny sign at the Red Sox-Rays game in St. Petersburg, Fla.: "South Florida: a colony of Red Sox nation."