Jerry Seinfeld and Jimmy Kimmel utilize celebrity superpowers to will Mets to Game 2 victory
Famous people have special superpowers. This fact has been proven by Lil' B The Based God, Taylor Swift and those little aliens in Space Jam. And during the Mets' 4-1 victory over the Cubs in Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday, a couple of celebrities utilized their powers for the good of New York.
Before the game started, NYC native Jimmy Kimmel fired a ceremonial first-pitch strike from the mound.
And he did so while wearing Mike Piazza's old jersey No. 31:
This moment immediately paid dividends, as Daniel Murphy hit his fifth postseason homer in the first inning -- tying, you guessed it, Piazza, for most in franchise history.
Noted Mets supporter and Yoenis Cespedes' best friend forever Jerry Seinfeld was also at the game and seemed to be casting some sort of spell on Jake Arrieta from his box seat. You may think he's clapping, but c'mon, nobody claps like that:
Once he saw he was on TV, though, he quickly pretended like he was just cheering and clapped his hands together:
The Mets would score their fourth run of the contest a few minutes later ...
Tune into Game 3 on Tuesday on TBS (air time 7:30 p.m. ET on TBS, game time at 8 ET) to see what other celebrities wield their powers for the sake of their team. Wrigley Field may give rise to a new, Chicago-area funnyman: