Found January 24, 2014 on Bob's Blitz :
PLAYERS: Jeff Wilpon
TEAMS: New York Mets
The Mets have moved from WFAN to WOR and now, reportedly, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon wants a former player in the radio booth to replace Josh Lewin. No problem replacing Lewin but...Jeff has all other Mets problems fixed? Howard Megdal reports:According to sources familiar with talks between the team and WOR-AM, Wilpon is pushing to find a replacement for Josh Lewin, who partners on Mets broadcasts with Howie Rose. ...WOR didn't respond to an email seeking comment about Wilpon's role in the search, and the Mets declined to comment. The sources who spoke to Capital say there's a desire from Wilpon to incorporate an ex-player into the booth, a change from the pure-announcer backgrounds of Rose and Lewin. It's hardly a revolutionary idea, and in fact the ex-jock formula has worked exceptionally well for the Mets on TV, with the extraordinary, anti-homer combination of Gary, Keith and Ron."It's Opening Day, and here's the first pitch..."**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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