Mike Francesa will join Howie Rose and Wayne Hagin in the booth tomorrow afternoon at Citi Field for the Mets final game of the season. During the broadcast listeners can tweet or email questions to Mike, Howie and Wayne.
During Saturday night’s Mets-Giants game the play-by-play duo of Howie Rose and Wayne Hagin took some time out to explain the origins of Jerry Recco’s nickname Jerry “Rello”.
Every now and then the real world and the sports world cross paths. And when they do it’s usually with chilling emotional resonance. Live broadcasts and documentaries will forever provide the connection.
During the 9th inning of New York’s 2-1 win over the Phillies, with chants of “USA!” roaring from the crowd at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park, WFAN’s Howie Rose broke what he described as the “globally huge story” of Osama bin Laden’s death.
Howie Rose thought he’d seen and heard it all in his years as half of WFAN’s Mets broadcast team. Sunday night’s broadcast was something entirely new as news broke of 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden’s death.
Mets’ young hurler Dillon Gee talks with Evan about his hopes to make the rotation this season.
The hardest part of this job comes when you have to talk about people that you get to know, sometimes rather well, and for whom you develop genuine feelings.