As usual, I’m late to the party on this one. But hey, at least I was actually invited this time. Which is nice.

On Saturday night at Shea Stadium, I was sitting in my usual seat in the Mezzanine along the first base line when I and others around me noticed a commotion coming from the Field Level below me. And what was unfolding was an accomplishment of epic proportions – both in degree of difficulty and inanity.

A fan who had passed out drunk in his seat had four cups stacked on his head, and those around him were attempting to build the Tower of Babel upon his dome. As each cup was successfully added, the entire stadium – from the Field Level to the Upper Deck – cheered as if Carlos Delgado had yet again cracked one 450 feet.  Luckily, one attendee was able to film the achievement unfolding before his eyes (he also happened to be a classmate of mine from high school). So enjoy. And Martin, we thank you:

2 Responses to “The 9th Most Memorable Shea Moment in Its 44-Year History: Guy with cups on head”

  1. When I first watched this video I thought, “Is anyone actually watching the GAME? Aren’t the Mets still in a pennant race?”

  2. Yes they are, Lynniemac. And I assure you, the crowd did care about the game. But it was the 2nd half of a doubleheader with the Mets up 4-0. With the bullpen blowing yet another win for Johan Santana in the first game, I think the fans wanted to have some fun.

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