SportsNet New York, better known as SNY, announced on Thursday that it has hired Valentine as an analyst for the Mets’ pre- and postgame shows before and after game telecasts.
Wright isn’t just “Captain America” or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.
“This is probably one of the proudest days of my career so far,” Wright said. “(I’m) honored and very proud to be on the short list of guys that have been captain of this franchise. For me it’s a dream come true, to say the least.”
The superstar third baseman will likely be named the fourth captain in franchise history before the season begins on April 1, according to a report.
Today is a day to feel good Met fans–your franchise player will be here for eight years.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.
Keith Hernandez’s gloried mustache is going… going… gone!
In honor of the last full day in the life of Keith’s mustache, what follows is a definitively unofficial list of the top 10 mustaches in baseball history.
Goodbye, old friend. Arguably the most revered mustache in sports history, courtesy Keith Hernandez, will soon be a thing of the past, according to Neil Best of Newsday.
Say it ain’t so, Keith! Mets fans may soon be subject to something so startling we refuse to believe it: a bare-lipped Keith Hernandez.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has always been a loyal Mets fan. But when limited partnerships of the club went on sale last year, he had zero interest in buying a piece.
Flushing has hosted its fair share of stars, so it should come as no surprise that SNY’s all-time team has inspired some debate among Mets fans.
Keith Hernandez was scheduled to call-in this morning shortly after 8 a.m., but when the time arrived, the Gold Glove 1st baseman was nowhere to be found.
Maybe Santana’s gem served notice. Maybe the Mets have entered into that glorious, sporting ether where stats, reason, and recent history needn’t apply. And no one, from pundits to bookies, can explain it.
What have you done for me lately? When Joe Girardi can no longer answer that question to the Steinbrenners’ satisfaction, their first phone call should be to Don Mattingly.
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