Mets manager Terry Collins sends touching letter to widowed fan

Wednesday July 29th, 2015

A Reddit user​ uploaded a letter that Mets manager Terry Collins wrote to a longtime fan whose husband recently passed away.

“My dad and I watched the Mets together for my whole life,” the user noted. “He died 9 months ago. Somehow, the team found out, and Terry Collins sent this to my mother.”

Collins' heartfelt note comes as the Mets enter the playoff conversation with a 52-48 record for second place in the National League East, just one game behind the Washington Nationals.

“I know Pete was a big Mets fan and will be missed,” Collins wrote in the note. “Hopefully this finds you doing well and looking forward. My condolences and if I can help in any way let me know.”

Collins' father, Loren, died in February and the Mets manager spent most of his off-season tending to his ailing dad.

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- Christopher Chavez

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