Fans React to Rare Photo of Stone Cold Steve Austin in New York Mets Jersey

Published 04/09/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

Stone Cold Steve Austin ruled the attitude era in the late 90s. He was the most famous WWE superstar that anyone had seen after Hulk Hogan. 


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Stone Cold’s popularity had gone beyond WWE, as many celebrities from Hollywood and even celebrities from other sports were his biggest fans.


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Recently, a resurfaced picture of Stone Cold Steve Austin was posted on Twitter by a wrestling page 90s WWE. The picture was of Austin wearing a jersey of the baseball team, the New York Mets.

Austin wasn’t alone in the picture. The former New York Mets player Robert John Valentine, nicknamed Bobby Valentine, accompanied him. Bobby managed New York Mets from the year 1996 to 2002. The caption was, “⚾️”

They took the picture prior to the game between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in the Bronx, NY, on Saturday, July 10, 1999.

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Fans reacted in the comments section by watching a proud Texan Stone Cold wearing a New York Mets jersey.

Fans reacting to Stone Cold Steve Austin’s picture

This fan said, “…but…he’s from Texas?”

Joe said, “How cool is that? A guy from Texas gets his own NY Mets jersey. Yea I’m a miserable mets fan”

This fan says Austin should be a part of the team, “The Mets could use Stone Cold in their line-up! 😃”

Why hasn’t Stone Cold given a stunner?

Daniel addressed Bobby Valentine, “The most charismatic man in the world and also Stone Cold is there too.”

This fan said, “Austin with that “I’m gonna’ stunner the s#!+ out of this dude” smile.”

Is Austin having one more match in WWE after WrestleMania?

Stone Cold Steve Austin had a match against Kevin Owens at WrestleMania 38. He had a No Holds Barred match 19 years after his last match in 2003. Austin took a few bumps in his match, which ideally a person his age shouldn’t take.


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Austin at 57 years old became the oldest person to be in the main event of WrestleMania. The match started after Kevin Owens challenged Austin for a match in between the KO Show. Austin accepted and had a match after 19 years in front of the Texas crowd.

It was recently reported that Austin has no plans to wrestle again. He was happy to have one more match at WrestleMania 38 and considered himself retired now. The WWE Universe was of the thought that The Texas Rattlesnake will return for one more match, but that wouldn’t happen now.


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Tushar Deogharkar

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Tushar Deogharkar is a WWE writer at EssentiallySports. Tushar has done his Master's in Tourism Management and is an ardent fan of pro wrestling. He follows WWE and AEW very closely and wants to learn how the promotions are run.