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'Mad Men' mocks Mets

Linda Cardellini as Sylvia Rosen and Jon Hamm

Linda Cardellini as Sylvia Rosen and Jon Hamm as Don Draper in a scene from "Mad Men." Photo Credit: AMC

It is not unusual for the 2013 Mets to be a pop culture punch line, but at least they have company. Take the 1968 Mets. Please.

On a recent “Mad Men,’’ the character Arnold Rosen tells his “friend’’ (long story) Don Draper that he has been meaning to invite him to a game and often has access to Mets tickets. “Well, I’m glad you didn’t,’’ Draper says.

Jon Hamm, who plays Draper, is a Cardinals fan. He told the Sporting News he was pleased by the dig at the Mets, who finished 24 games behind the pennant-winning Cards in '68.

One year later Draper might have felt differently about Mets tickets, but Rosen might not have been offering.

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