Seinfeld and Sports

Text: Macklin Woodruff
Photo: AP Photo/Kathy Willens


Mets relief pitcher Tim Byrdak made headlines in June when he brought a live chicken (named "Little Jerry Seinfeld") to a game against the Yankees. Byrdak was having fun with teammate and closer Frank Francisco, who created a stir by calling the crosstown rivals "chickens" before the annual subway series between the in-state rivals.

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