The 50 Biggest Fails in New York Mets History

#34. Rey Ordonez and Luis Lopez Fight on Team Bus

Date: 9/3/1999

Luis Lopez was greatly frustrated with his diminished playing time, so he decided to take it out on his main competitor, Rey Ordonez, and his face during a bus trip back to Shea Stadium. After the scuffle was broken up, the starting shortstop was left with a black eye and needed six stitches, while the backup was unscathed. With Lopez hitting only 22 home runs in his 11-year career, we have to wonder where his sudden power outburst came from.

blog comments powered by Disqus