Glavine says Mets fans still blame him for 2007 collapse


Tom Glavine is in the hall of fame having won 305 games and two Cy Young Awards.

During the left-handers career he is most remembered for being a member of the Atlanta Braves but also spent a five-year stint with the New York Mets.

Glavine was 61-56 with a 3.97 ERA during his time in New York but says fans still blame him for the teams 2007 collapse.

On the final day of the season Glavine allowed seven runs in 1/3 of an inning against the Florida Marlins as the Mets were defeated 8-1. That loss completed the Mets blowing of a seven game lead in the NL East with just 17 games to go.

“Look, I’ve still got people hating on me on Twitter and everywhere else over that game,” Glavine told the New York Post. “Like I’ve said to people, for what was otherwise a lot of fun for five years, that was not the way I wanted things to end here. It certainly is not something that I’m proud of or certainly not the way I wanted to end my time here as a Met.”

It was Glavine’s last game with the Mets. He returned to the Braves for the following season.

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