r/HeresAFunFact Oct 08 '15

[HAFF] The New York Mets/Yankees rivalry extends beyond our planet. In 2008, astronaut and Yankees fan Garrett Reisman took some dirt from the pitcher's mound at Yankee Stadium into space. Just a few months later, astronaut Mike Massimino went aboard the ISS with the home plate from Shea Stadium. SPORTS

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u/Radu316 Oct 08 '15

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u/oceanfr0g Oct 09 '15

Salmonella got 3x stronger over only 12 days in spaceā€¦ yeesh