Monday night’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is expected to draw Super Bowl numbers, and more than a few news networks have been advertising it like UFC Fight Night.
So when the Mets and Marlins gathered before Monday night’s game in honor of the Marlins’ fallen superstar Jose Fernandez, 24, who with two other young men was killed in a boating accident, their giant group hug helped put things back into perspective.
This, not anything from the debate, will be the high point of tonight. https://t.co/O4XUqTtms8
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) September 26, 2016
The tweet from the Marlins racked up 10,000 likes in the first hour after it was posted.
— Miami Marlins (@Marlins) September 26, 2016
oh man. this moment https://t.co/C0Hvywstse
— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) September 26, 2016
I have about a hundred somethings in my eye https://t.co/eS1UBlKJHV
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) September 26, 2016
— Brian Hetzel (@BooHetz) September 26, 2016
@Marlins omg. Die hard Mets fan and I'm bawling. RIP. It hurts the sport, I can't imagine how his team are feeling.. and his family. 💔
— Sara (@gerracuppa) September 26, 2016
— Denise Doucette (@deedou66) September 27, 2016
— Christian Yelich (@ChristianYelich) September 26, 2016