Sep 082009

Ever wonder why certain people root for certain ball clubs? Or why a baseball fan’s sex drive fluctuates with the ups and downs of his favorite team?

As the quest to hit all 30 ballparks in one season continues, our basecrawlers use their stop at Petco Park to take a look at the science of fan behavior — both psychologically and physiologically.

The San Diego Padres are playing Daren’s beloved Mets, and our native New Yorker sees his mood swing like a batter taking a hack at a Jake Peavy fastball.

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