Tag Archive | John Franco

Amazin’ Mets Foundation Hosts Second Annual Homeruns and Highballs Fundraiser

The Amazin’ Mets Foundation (AMF) hosted its second annual Homeruns & Highballs fundraiser on Monday, July 25 at Citi Field. As AMF’s largest fundraising event of the season, the event itself raised gross contributions of over $937,000 with Mets Owners Steve and Alex Cohen matching those proceeds through the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation. “Steve […]

New York Mets to Induct Trio into Team’s Hall of Fame

 LHP Jon Matlack, RHP Ron Darling and infielder Edgardo Alfonzo will be inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 31 in an on-field ceremony at Citi Field that begins at 6:45 p.m. The three new additions will bring the total membership of the Mets Hall of Fame to 30. Al Jackson will […]

Al Leiter Joins the Mets as Baseball Operations Advisor

The New York Mets announced today that Al Leiter has been named a baseball operations advisor for the club. The team has also announced that in addition to his position as club ambassador, John Franco will expand his role and serve as a baseball operations advisor. “Al is one of the most memorable pitchers in […]

Brooklyn Cyclones and the WWE to bring a taste of SummerSlam to MCU Park

The Brooklyn Cyclones and WWE have partnered for SummerSlam Night at MCU Park on Wednesday, August 19 to kick off a borough-wide celebration as WWE brings SummerSlam, the biggest event of the summer, to Barclays Center on Sunday, August 23. As part of the night’s festivities, WWE Superstars and Divas including Ryback, Fandango, Eva Marie […]

St John’s MBB Coach Chris Mullin Joins Celebrity Lineup for ‘True Blue’ Softball Game

St. John’s Head Coach Chris Mullin will be part of an all-star roster for the Boomer & Carton and New York Yankees ‘True Blue’ celebrity softball game on June 3 at Yankee Stadium benefiting the families of fallen NYPD officers Brian Moore, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. “I am humbled to be part of the ‘True Blue’ […]

Thrilling Night for all in 2014 New York-Penn League All-Star Game

It was a thrilling night for fans of all ages as the 10th Annual New York-Penn League All-Star Game arrived at MCU Park on August 19, 2014. With 7,230 fans all packed to see their favorite player and team, all in attendance go to see some of the best and brightest in action and they did […]

Mets to hold Charity Softball Game on June 18

Fans of the Mets and those helping out a great cause will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something special on June 18, as the team will be holding a charity softball game with proceeds going to the Fisher House Foundation. Forty lucky fans will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play a […]