It wasn't just the start of the Mets season yesterday, it was the beginning of the Todd Frazier era.

Todd Frazier made his debut with the New York Mets yesterday. It was a successful one. The Mets won the game, and Toms River's favorite baseball player got his first Mets hit and scored his first Mets run.

There are plenty of reasons to love Todd Frazier. First of all, there is nothing baseball fans love more than watching someone play ball who loves to play ball. And Todd Frazier loves to play ball.

Then there's that roll up you sleeves and get it done attitude which he clearly has. He's working hard, having fun and playing hard, and he knows how to go out there and win.

And as if I needed to have an added bonus reason to like Todd Frazier, all my Yankees fan friends are mad that the Mets got him. If you're a Mets fan, you know how rare that feeling is.

And of course, the fact that Todd's story is an amazing one that started on a Little League field in Toms River just adds to how much you want to root for this guy.

So congratulations to Todd on his Opening Day success, and thanks Todd for choosing the Mets. We love you already!

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