In the United States an incorporated area or group of areas having a population more than 50,000 is required to have a metropolitan planning organization in order to facilitate major infrastructure projects and to ensure financial solvency. Thus, a population of 50,000 or greater has been used as a de facto standard in the United States to define a metropolis.
3 game series vs Mets @ Miller Park
|Fri 09/14|| WP: Jon Niese (11 - 9) |
LP: Michael Fiers (9 - 8)
|3 - 7 loss|
|Sat 09/15|| WP: Brandon Kintzler (2 - 0) |
LP: Jenrry Mejia (0 - 1)
|9 - 6 win|
New York Mets
Sunday, Sep 16, 2012, 1:10 PM CDT
Chris Young vs Wily Peralta
Sunny. Winds blowing from right to left field at 10-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.
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New York City has over 8 million people. New York is 160 times larger than a metropolis. When you think about it, Metropolitans is an underwhelming team name. Twelve Wisconsin cities could be the "Mets" if they had a baseball team, as of the 2010 census. Sheboygan is only a few hundred from being a thirteenth city.
The Mets shouldn't be called the Metropolitans. They should be called the "Hugeopolitans" or something. The Hugs for short.