That’s a lot of F-bombs.
ESPN has apologized for airing a curse-filled teaser of its new 30s-30 documentary, “Once Upon a Time in Queens” – a four-part event describing the Mets.
“SportsCenter” broadcast a clip of Wednesday’s documentary, in which 20-second Mets center fielder Lenny Dykstra fired (three to be exact), recalling the team’s World Series run.
After the teaser aired, anchor Kevin Negandi said, “We apologize for the language used.
The broadcast quickly cut to Mets-Cardinals headlines.
Another teaser floating on Twitter shows an animated diextra, Launching more F-bombs While calling himself “the best f-king player here”.
Warning: Graphic language
Dykstra played for the Mets from 1985-89, before he was traded to the Phillies, where he remained until 1996.
He signed with the All-Star Mets three times in 1981 as a 13th-round draft pick. He played his last MLB game in 1996 and retired in 1998 at the age of 35.
“Once Upon a Time in Queens” explores the origins of the 1986 team and includes exclusive interviews with World Series winning team players including Keith Hernandez, Daryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, Mookie Wilson, Kevin Mitchell and many more.