Tag: John Franco

Why I Love The Mets: And The Winner Is…

An article by posted on December 23, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Love The Mets: And The Winner Is…

Our heartfelt congratulations to Steven, the winner of our Why I Love The Mets contest! I’ve also decided to reward the other two finalists, John and Larry, with $25 Gift Cards to Amazon.com because all three of them were winners! Thank you to everyone who participated!  In the spirit of the season and in the kinship we […]

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Bambino’s, Billy Goats…and Joan Payson: Why the Mets are Cursed

An article by posted on October 3, 2013 0 Comments
Bambino’s, Billy Goats…and Joan Payson: Why the Mets are Cursed

On January 3, 1920, Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth along with mortgage rights on Fenway Park to the New York Yankees. On January 4, 1920, there were no newspaper articles talking about ‘The Curse of the Bambino.’ For a curse to gain traction two things must happen. First, there must be the […]

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Video: Mike Piazza Inducted Into Mets Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on September 29, 2013 0 Comments
Video: Mike Piazza Inducted Into Mets Hall Of Fame

Very rarely is a team graced with a player of the stature and talent of Michael Joseph Piazza. Subsequently, very rarely does a fanbase and a city mutually bond with a player like Michael Joseph Piazza. Today as Piazza was inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame, fans were able to share yet another special […]

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Retire No. 31 While You’re At It…

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Retire No. 31 While You’re At It…

Yesterday, the New York Mets announced that Mike Piazza, the greatest home run-hitting catcher of all-time, will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Fan Appreciation Day Sunday, September 29 at Citi Field. Piazza will become the 27th member of the Mets Hall of Fame during the Mets Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony […]

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Sights and Sounds of the 2013 All-Star FanFest!

An article by posted on July 13, 2013 0 Comments
Sights and Sounds of the 2013 All-Star FanFest!

Let’s get this 2013 MLB All-Star FanFest started… On your marks, get set, go… MLB mascots kick off today’s 5K All Star Run… John Franco wants to know if there’s a Doctor in the house… Mookie and Ozzie and some dude with a big head… I have no idea who what that green thing in […]

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Sights and Sounds From An Amazin’ Day

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Sights and Sounds From An Amazin’ Day

Mets Hall of Famer John Franco strikes a pose with Brooklyn Cyclones lefthander John Mincone. Randy Medina from Read the Apple with another one of his awesome creations. Who the heck is that? Oh… Well these two are still together and going strong…. And finally a word from the Mookster who holds the world’s tiniest […]

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John Franco, Mets, Citi Unveil New Outdoor Playground at Shorefront Y In Brighton Beach

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
John Franco, Mets, Citi Unveil New Outdoor Playground at Shorefront Y In Brighton Beach

Citi, the New York Mets and the Mets Alumni Association presented by Citi hosted an unveiling of a new outdoor playground at the Shorefront Y, a United Neighborhood Houses (UNH) member, Monday in Brighton Beach, a continuing effort to help the New York/ New Jersey area following the devastation from Superstorm Sandy. Mets Hall-of-Famer and New […]

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Bobby Parnell: Our Savior Has Arrived!

An article by posted on May 20, 2013 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell: Our Savior Has Arrived!

On Sunday, Bobby Parnell notched his sixth save of the season, recording the final three outs of the Mets’ 4-3 victory over the Cubs.  With the save, Parnell now has 20 in his six-year career with the Mets.  Now that may not seem like much, but it does give Parnell a special title. Tell me, […]

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Wright Named Official Spokesman For 2013 All Star FanFest

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Named Official Spokesman For 2013 All Star FanFest

Updated 12:15 PM David Wright on Wednesday joined New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Mets favorites in kicking off this year’s All-Star Game festivities at City Hall, with less than three months to go before the Midsummer Classic at Citi Field. Wright was named Major League Baseball’s official spokesman for the T-Mobile All-Star […]

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Mets Make It Official, David Wright Named Team Captain

An article by posted on March 21, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official, David Wright Named Team Captain

Updated on 3/21 Terry Collins just announced that the Mets have named David Wright the captain of the New York Mets. Wright becomes the fourth captain in team history, joining Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and John Franco. “This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far,” Wright said. “To be viewed in […]

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