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Gov. Chris Christie Booed By Entire Stadium After Catching Foul Ball at Mets Game (Video)

Chris Christie at Mets game

Christie’s approval rating was already at an abysmal 15 percent after three aides were convicted or pleaded guilty in the Bridgegate scandal over the politically motivated closing down of George Washington Bridge traffic lanes from Fort Lee.

Then Christie and about a dozen of his pals and relatives were caught sunning it up on Island Beach State Park in Berkeley Township Sunday after he shut down the state-run shorelines amid New Jersey’s crippling budget standoff.

All of this has put Christie at an 80% disapproval rating and the backlash from this could not be summed up better than what happened while he was at a Mets game on Tuesday night.

Christie caught a foul ball at the game and was booed by the entire stadium.

NJ.com reported:

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong has made a habit out of killing the Mets, so getting booed at Citi Field is probably to be expected.

Except it wasn’t DeJong being booed in the third inning on Tuesday night. Yes, DeJong was at the plate, battling with Mets’ starter Rafael Montero in what resulted in a 10-pitch at-bat when the boos rained down, but the target of Mets’ fans ire was someone sitting a few rows behind home plate:

Chris Christie.

The embattled New Jersey governor and noted Mets fan nimbly caught a ball DeJong fouled off. Christie reached out to his left to make a barehanded grab without leaving his seat.

That’s when the boos began, and, boy, were they hearty. Fans didn’t even seem to care about his goodwill gesture of giving the ball to a kid a few rows behind him.

Cardinals’ play-by-play announcer Dan McLaughlin trolled Christie: “Nice to see him get from the beach here to the ballpark.”

Watch the video:

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