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New York Jets Fan Crashes MLB Opening Day

College Student Nick Citrone, Proudly Wearing Jets Hat Behind Home Plate in Pittsburgh, Featured Prominently on National TV


America's pastime officially returned on Sunday as Major League Baseball's 2016 season kicked off with a trio of games.

The inaugural game of the season took place in Pittsburgh, and with it being a little cold in the Steel City, one fan in particular dressed appropriately with a winter hat.

Normal procedure for a fan attending Opening Day up north. Except for three things…

He sat behind home plate. The game was on national television. And the hat was a New York Jets beanie.

The fan's appearance at PNC Park quickly became viral – especially among those in Jets Nation.


The legend's name is Nick Citrone. He's a student at Carnegie Mellon and is a loyal fan of both the Jets and the Pirates. (Clearly.)

Oh, and he's also a Pittsburgh Penguins fan. He attended their home game Sunday night, too – still rocking his Jets winter gear in the cold confines of the CONSOL Energy Center, of course.

Nick Citrone: Always repping the Green & White. No matter the city, no matter the sport.

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