Breaking: Wally Backman Leaves Mets

The Mets fans dream of Wally Backman one day managing the Mets is dead — he is leaving the organization, Sandy Alderson confirmed Monday evening.

ESPN New York‘s Adam Rubin reports Alderson said it was Backman’s decision to leave as manager of Triple-A Las Vegas to pursue major league opportunities. But Mike Puma of the New York Post reports Backman was fired.

I’m sure we’ll be learning more about this in the coming days.

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