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Mets fans: Is one of you the biggest sports fan in the country?

By Danny Abriano
Jun 22, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; Mets fans dressed as Thor for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (not pictured) warms up before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 22, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; Mets fans dressed as Thor for New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (not pictured) warms up before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports /
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Is a Mets fan the best sports fan in the country?

If you can convince FanSided that you are the biggest sports fan in the country, we’ll send you and a guest to New York City to attend the annual Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year event and name you Sports Fan of the Year!

Imagine Jesse Orosco flinging his glove up in the air at a vacant Shea Stadium or Johan Santana completing his no-hitter in front of empty seats at Citi Field. Without the fans, there is no roar, there is no electricity, there is no glory.

Last year, we decided it was finally time to recognize the nameless faces watching from the bleachers when we named Dennis Gleason the inaugural Sports Fan of the Year.

What qualifies someone to be the FanSided Sports Fan of the Year?

The FanSided Sports Fan of the Year is a person who exemplifies dedication, integrity and “Fansmanship” all for the love of the game.

What is “Fansmanship”? Just as athletes exhibit and strive for good sportsmanship, fans strive to exhibit good Fansmanship.

Good Fansmanship means representing the teams you follow and the communities those teams represent in a positive way at all times thus perpetuating all that is good about sports and sports fandom. Every fan has a story. We want to hear yours.

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Be sure to read the full contest rules as restrictions do apply. We can’t wait to start reading/viewing your submissions.

Enter Now: Sports Fan of the Year

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