MEET THE METS
Who We Are
Meet the Mets Episode 1 features Turk Wendell, a beloved pitcher from the late 90s Mets teams. After being traded to the Mets at the end of the 1997 season, Wendell quickly became a fan favorite. During his four and a half seasons with the Mets, Wendell posted a 3.34 ERA and a 22–14 record in 285 appearances. He also led the team in games pitched in the 1999 and 2000 seasons, and appeared in the playoffs twice, in 1999 and 2000, and pitched in the 2000 World Series against the Yankees. Wendell joins Mark Rosenman of Kinerskorner.com as the guest for the premiere edition of Meet the Mets.
Meet the Mets Episode 2 Heath Bell joins host Mark Rosenman on kinerskorner.com's show Meet The Mets. Bell is a right-handed pitcher who played for four different Major League Baseball teams over his 11-year career. He is best known for his three-year stint with the New York Mets, where he saved a total of 75 games from 2009-2011.
Meet the Mets Episode 3 the 1986 World Champion and two-time All-Star and the 1989 NL MVP joins host Mark Rosenman on kinerskorner.com's show Meet the Mets.
In the tenth inning of Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, after Wally Backman and Keith Hernandez had been retired for the first two outs, he was called to pinch hit for reliever Rick Aguilera after Gary Carter, the next hitter after Hernandez, singled. He singled and would eventually score the tying run on Bob Stanley's wild pitch to Mookie Wilson.
Meet the Mets Episode 4 features the man who became an instant fan favorite on his first day with the New York Mets.He would earn the nicknamed 'Hawaiian Punch' for his powerful home runs,His 11 home runs prior to the All Star break at the time in 1999 was the second-most by a Mets rookie, behind Ron Swoboda, Benny Agbayani joins host Mark Rosenman .
Meet the Mets Episode 5 features the man who won the Doubleday award 4 times as the Mets Minor league player of the year. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the seventh round of the 1989 Major League Baseball Draft as a third baseman. September 15, 1997 he hit a home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Matt Beech that landed in section 638 of Veterans Stadium. He became only the third player to hit a ball into the stadium's 600 level, following Willie Stargell and Rubén Rivera. Jim Thome would be the only other player to reach the 600 level with a batted ball before the stadium closed following the 2003 season.Butch Huskey joins host Mark Rosenman on kinerskorner.com's show Meet the Mets.
Meet the Mets Episode 6 features the man who was drafted in the fifth round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Francisco Giants.. He made his Major league debut with the Giants on July 17, 1987, appearing in two games before being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates where he played 12 games during the remainder of the 1987 season On March 26, 1988, he was traded to the New York Mets where he he was used as the backup for catcher Gary Carter for two seasons before playing 100 games in the 1990 season a year in which he had 83 hits and a .307 batting average. Mark Rosenman of Kinerskorner.com welcomes the man they called the Hacker Mackey Sasser to Meet the Mets..