this story by jennifer millman made me chuckle:
An 85-year-old New Jersey woman who spent decades manning a beer stand at Mets games cried foul when her employer, Aramark, booted her from her profitable stand during the last season at Shea Stadium and replaced her with a younger woman.
A judge tossed Mildred Block’s lawsuit yesterday, however, on the grounds that her replacement – 75-year-old Gloria Smith – indicated the concession company did not discriminate against Block based on her age.
she still works for the company, but apparently after she was moved to a different stand, she claims she didn’t make as much in tips.
but here’s the big question the mets should be asking: can she pitch?