Weird Sports #$%^& for June 6, 2019
We talked about this on Wednesday’s Weird Sports @#$%^ that New York Mets fans aren't going to let Tom Brady trademark "Tom Terrific" without a fight.
The Patriots quarterback recently sought to trademark the nickname, which has been associated with Hall-of-Fame Mets pitcher Tom Seaver since the 1960s. WFAN host and former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason expressed his displeasure with Brady on Tuesday, and his fellow New Yorkers are doing the same by protesting the six-time Super Bowl champion's pursuit of the trademark.
Mets fans gathered at Upper East Side restaurant Sojourn on Tuesday for a 'Boston T.B.' Party, where they dumped jerseys and memorabilia of Brady into garbage bags filled with beans and "held a press conference demanding Brady apologize to Seaver, his family and Mets fans everywhere."
There's still hope for Mets fans as Brady's trademark request hasn't officially been approved by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Regardless of whether the request is granted.
Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky, two members of the 1969 World Series champion Mets and former teammates of Seaver's attended the event. Kranepool and Shamsky witnessed a bizarre scene, as angry Mets fans "hurled Boston baked beans and black beans at a Brady jersey and poster before trashing both," according to the New York Post.