Tagged: ‘Bobby Valentine’

LISTEN: Bobby Valentine Discusses His Dugout Disguise, Piazza-Clemens Tensions, More
July 14th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** STAMFORD, Conn. (WFAN) â?? Bobby Valentine says he thought he might get fired after he was caught wearing a disguise in the Mets' dugout in 1999. Speaking to WFAN's Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts from his Stamford restaurant Friday, the former Mets manager noted that three of his coaches had...

Keidel: It’s Time For Collins To Go, If Anyone Is Brave Enough To Discuss It
July 10th, 2017 at 10:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Jason Keidel» More Columns One of the more specious mantras you'll hear from sports talk blowhards is, "I never call for a man's job. That's his livelihood. He has kidsâ?¦" Then 15 minutes later he calls for a player to be cut or traded or otherwise discarded. Sure, in theory...

Mets 101 Seven in Seven Series: Most Offbeat Personalities #2-Bobby Valentine
February 5th, 2013 at 12:38 PM
Just in time for the New Year, Mets 101's Seven in Sevenseries returns as our gift to you. Each week, the Mets 101 staff will begin a countdown of topics related to the New YorkMets (i.e. best third baseman, worst defeat, etc.). We will begin our countdowns with the number seven and work all...

New York Mets 50th Anniversary: Top Five Managers in Mets History
July 4th, 2012 at 8:30 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** We here at Mets 101 would like to wish you a Happy Independence Day and would like to mark the occasion with the latest installment of our 50th anniversary series. Today we will look at the top managers in New York Mets history, and the Mets have had their fair...

New York Mets Pick up 2013 Option on Manager Terry Collins
September 27th, 2011 at 8:20 PM
The Mets picked up the 2013 contract option on manager Terry Collins, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.  The move was announced at a press conference with General Manager Sandy Alderson this afternoon. Collins, who is 76-84 in his first season as Mets manager, has shown a canny ability to get...