Yesterday, the New York Mets and Colorado Rockies were supposed to play a baseball game, but Mother Nature had other plans — one-billion-feet-of-snow-style plans. The two teams are scheduled to play a double-header this afternoon, but in order for that to happen A LOT of work needed to be done.
The first pitch was thrown at 5:10 p.m. EST, over six hours after the shoveling began. The current temperature at Coors Field is 30 degrees.
As Hall of Famer Ernie Banks once said, “It’s a great day for a ball game; let’s play two!”