The Mets say they came CLOSE to firing the employee who was wearing the Mr. Met costume the day a fan caught him flipping the bird, but that employee will never again wear the Mr. Met costume! This article tells about that story but goes much deeper with a warning to all that these days you just don't know who is filming (taping) what. There are many, many stories of people caught in the act of being bad who ended up paying with their jobs or their entire careers in some cases! The lesson: if you can't say or do something nice, then stay quiet and smile! Mr. Met learns that the hard way!