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Brooklyn Boy John Franco Inducted Into Mets’ Hall Of Fame

There’s always been something about John Franco that made him the quintessential New Yorker. Now, the feisty little lefty from Brooklyn is a member of the Mets’ Hall of Fame.


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Niese Fans Career-High 10, Amazin’ Mets In Virtual Tie For NL East Lead

Don’t look now, Terry Collins’ club has pulled into a virtual three-way tie with Miami and Washington atop the NL East.


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B&C Morning Show: John Franco Honored To Make Mets Hall Of Fame

Franco himself called in at the tail-end of today’s show to talk about the honor — and also offered his take on this year’s surprising club…


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Coutinho: Collins Did The ‘Wright’ Thing By Pulling Mets’ Face Of Franchise

Don’t get me wrong, I respect the fact that Wright wanted to face the music. But someone had to be the adult in the room.


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B&C Morning Show: John Franco Is Honored To Be Selected For Mets Hall Of Fame

On June 3rd at Citi Field, the Mets will hold a ceremony to induct John Franco into the team’s Hall of Fame and the former reliever joined Boomer & Craig in the Allstate Studio today and told them that he could not be happier.


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B&C Morning Show: Friday’s Podcast, MOTD & John Franco

Today’s highly anticipated ‘Moment of the Day’ probably occurred at the tail-end of Boomer & Craig’s conversation with Bernard King, nonetheless Jerry Recco still delivered his earlier selection, which was from earlier in the Show when the gang tried to do a little singing.


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Coleman: John Franco Is A Mets Hall Of Famer

What were the highlights of Franco’s career in a Mets uniform?


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John Franco To Be Inducted Into Mets Hall Of Fame

Franco saved a Mets-record 276 games from 1990-2004 and finished with 424 saves overall, the most by a left-hander.


Catcher Mike Piazza of the New York Mets wears a Port Authority Police hat in honor of the dead and missing emergency personnel before the Mets'' game against the Atlanta Braves at Shea Stadium in Flushing, NY September 21, 2001 in the first major sporting event in the New York area since the World Trade Center disaster. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Allsport/Getty Images)

Former Mets Remember 9/11, Mike Piazza’s Famous Homer

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001 and honor the memory of the victims, the Mets will wear the hats of first responders and service agencies for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sept. 11.


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Schwei: Where Does K-Rod Rank Among Mets’ Save Leaders?

Francisco Rodriguez was dealt to the Brewers last week for two minor leaguers to be named later. So where does he rank on the Mets’ all-time leaderboard?


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B&C Morning Show: Bieber Fans Cause A Stir, John Franco Sends An Offensive Email

Despite the chaos of Justin Bieber’s appearance at Macy’s on Thursday, John Franco’s meet-and-greet with the pop star went well, which prompted him to send Craig a email thanking him, which on the surface is a very thoughtful gesture from the former Mets closer.


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B&C Morning Show: Podcast, Al Leiter ‘Saves’ John Franco And Moment of the Day

Craig challenged John Franco to use his contacts and book an A-list guest for the 9 a.m. hour. Things didn’t look all that good until Franco’s old buddy Al Leiter called in and saved the day.


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B&C Morning Show: Craig Declares The NFL Labor Dispute All But Over

Craig began things on Monday by declaring the NFL labor dispute to be all but over. Translation: the majority of the deal is worked out, aside from dotting some i’s and crossing some t’s, and we can now all rest easy.


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Schwei By The Numbers: Mets On The Road Again

The Mets begin a 10-game road trip this week with stops in Atlanta and Chicago.