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Sandy Alderson looks on during a spring training (Credit: Alejandra Villa)

Sandy Alderson looks on during a spring training workout at Tradition Field. (Feb. 13, 2013)

Sandy Alderson's best tweets

Mets general manager Sandy Alderon shows a solid sense of humor on Twitter.

Money for gasoline

With the rising price of gas -- and
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With the rising price of gas -- and the Mets financial woes -- who can blame Alderson for needing a bit more money to get to Florida?

A big trade

You thought the Zack Wheeler for Carlos Beltran
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You thought the Zack Wheeler for Carlos Beltran swap was a big deal?

Hairy territory

The Mets, unlike their crosstown rivals, have no
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The Mets, unlike their crosstown rivals, have no rule about a player's beard or hair length. That doesn't stop ex-Marine Alderson from keeping his appearance in check, though.

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Hey buddy, got a dime?

Alderson appears to enjoy making light of the
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Alderson appears to enjoy making light of the Mets financial woes.

Picking on Mitt

During the 2012 presidential campaign, it was revealed
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During the 2012 presidential campaign, it was revealed that Mitt Romney had let his dog ride in a crate on the ski rack of his car. Alderson poked some fun at Romney, while referencing his own puppy, Buddy.

Dog day afternoon

Alderson knows the value of including your pet
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Alderson knows the value of including your pet in a tweet.

Numbers game

Alderson has always been known for a love
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Alderson has always been known for a love of numbers. Here he pits the populations of New York City vs. San Francisco after Pablo Sandoval beat out David Wright for the All-Star Game starting third base job in 2012.

Panda beats Wright

Pablo Sandoval won the fan voting to start
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Pablo Sandoval won the fan voting to start the 2012 All-Star Game over David Wright. Alderson was not pleased.

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The Ice Bowl 2

A snowy Coors Field reminded Alderson of the
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A snowy Coors Field reminded Alderson of the Packers' legendary "Ice Bowl" game, featuring quarterback Bart Starr.

Harvey/Wheeler Day

Bob Costas' mocking reference to the "decline of
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Bob Costas' mocking reference to the "decline of Western civilization" following a Mets walk-off celebration prompted this tweet -- which also noted a club of older, single ladies that had taken a liking to some Mets players.

The empire strikes back

Bob Costas referred to a Mets walk-off win
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Bob Costas referred to a Mets walk-off win as an "indication of the ongoing decline of Western civilization", prompting Alderson to reference the much-mocked quote the next time the Mets walked off.

The Wright Vote

Alderson tried to help David Wright get voted
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Alderson tried to help David Wright get voted into a starting spot for the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field. This time, Wright got the assignment.

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