Bear with us, non-New York Mets fans, but Johan Santana's no-hitter last Friday was kind of a big deal. So we're going to harp on it for just a bit more. Fans in attendance at Citi Field that historic night were treated to a spiffy "NO-HAN" graphic (above) that appeared on the stadium screens immediately following the 27th out. But how did the graphic appear so quickly, we wondered? Do the Mets have prepared graphics in the event of their pitchers' throwing no-hitters, like The New York Times does for celebrity obituaries? Thanks to some investigation by Mets blog The Apple, it appears they do. Click through to check 'em out!
R. A. Dickey