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Mets to keep signature after criticism

Updated: April 22, 2009, 3:31 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets are keeping Dwight Gooden's signature -- but moving it to another location and putting it under plexiglass.

The star pitcher signed a wall in the Ebbets Club when he attended the April 13 opener at Citi Field, writing: "Doc Gooden/84 R.O.Y./85 Cy Young/86 W.S. champs," according to Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz.

Perturbed that a clean wall in a new ballpark had been marked up, the team at first said it planned to erase the writing. Following criticism, the ...

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