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Ken Oberkfell

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Collins To Mookie: No Hard Feelings; Mets’ Alderson Says Change Was Needed

1986 legend Mookie Wilson has been let go by the Mets. Again.

WFAN–10/06/2011

Mookie Wilson #53 of the New York Mets poses for a portrait during the New York Mets Photo Day on February 24, 2011 at Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Switch Coaching Staff, Let Go Mookie Wilson

The Mets announced several changes in their staff Wednesday. First base coach Mookie Wilson, bench coach Ken Oberkfell, bullpen coach Jon Debus and third base coach Chip Hale will not return.

10/05/2011

David Wright of the New York Mets and coach Ken Oberkfell talk to first base umpire Bob Davidson (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Mets Hire Mookie, Oberkfell For 2011 Coaching Staff

Ken Oberkfell has been hired as the New York Mets’ bench coach under new manager Terry Collins following two seasons as the team’s Triple-A manager at Buffalo.

WFAN–12/13/2010

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 23:  New York Mets new manager Terry Collins poses for photographs in the dugout after a press conference at Citi Field on November 23, 2010 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Mets Add To Coaching Staff

Jon Heyman is reporting, the New York Mets have filled some empty positions on the coaching staff.

WFAN–12/12/2010

Ken Oberkfell with David Wright (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Oberkfell Next On Mets’ Interview List

The Mets’ search for a manager is headed to the Dominican Republic. General manager Sandy Alderson is flying south to meet with Triple-A manager Ken Oberkfell.

WFAN–11/11/2010

Wally Backman (credit: AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Report: Mets To Give Backman Second Interview

Wally Backman will be granted a follow-up interview with new GM Sandy Alderson for the Mets’ managerial opening, according to Steve Popper and Bob Klapisch of the Bergen Record.

WFAN–11/10/2010

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alderson Wants Manager In Place By Meetings

New Mets general manager Sandy Alderson plans to hire a new manager by the winter meetings and has added Ken Oberkfell to his list of candidates.

WFAN–11/09/2010

Bob Melvin (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Wally Backman (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews), Chip Hale (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

Coleman’s Corner: Mets’ First Interviews

The Mets will commence the managerial derby on Thursday and Friday of this week. Brooklyn Cyclones manager Wally Backman and third base coach Chip Hale are at the top of the internal list.

WFAN–11/04/2010