For Mets’ Curtis Granderson, playoff games in Chicago are a homecoming
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Chicago Cubs are not the only ones representing Chicago in the National League Championship Series against the New York Mets.
Leading off in the Mets’ lineup — and helping carry its 2-0 series lead over the Cubs — has been veteran outfielder Curtis Granderson, a native of the south suburbs who graduated from college in Chicago and still calls the city his offseason home.
In his 12th season, he is finally playing in the postseason in Chicago.
“All of us on the South Side are extremely proud,” said Bill Anderson, his coach from Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing. “He’s been such a big part of the Mets. He’s had a tremendous season…” Please click here to read Jarad S. Hopkins’ story in the Tribune/Daily Southtown.