Tagged: ‘John Franco’

John Franco to Serve as Guest Instructor During Spring Training
January 11th, 2015 at 4:13 PM
Last year, former New York Mets' Mike Piazza visited spring training as a guest instructor. Piazza's presence greatly helped young catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who took a big step forward in 2014. While Piazza hasn't confirmed if he will come back as an instructor this spring, one of his former teammates...

Mike Piazza Gets His Due, is Inducted into Mets Hall of Fame
September 30th, 2013 at 10:33 PM
On a chilly Sunday afternoon, the New York Mets took time to honor the most prolific hitting catcher of all-time, Mike Piazza, by inducting the former slugger into the Mets Hall of Fame. The twenty-seventh member of the club, Piazza was flanked by former teammates John Franco and Edgardo Alfonzo,...

Mets 101 All Star Memories: John Franco (1990)
September 24th, 2013 at 1:04 PM
We've now hit the 1990's in our All Star Memories series, where the glory days of the late 1980's came to a screeching halt for the New York Mets. By 1990, World Series heroes Keith Hernandez, Gary Carter, and Jesse Orosco were gone and Darryl Strawberry was about to begin...

T-Mobile All Star Fan Fest a Real Home Run for New York Baseball Fans
July 13th, 2013 at 7:21 AM
All Star Week in New York got underway today as the T-Mobile All Star Fan Fest opened its doors at 9 am this morning. The event, being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, sought to create a piece of "baseball heaven" for New York baseball fans in celebration...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada Both in Jeopardy of Minor League Stint
May 29th, 2013 at 4:19 PM
With the Subway Series in full swing, the city is full of baseball fever. The New York Mets have made their fans happy over the last two nights, completing two comeback victories over the New York Yankees. While there is a good vibe surrounding the club right now, trouble may...