JOHN FRANCO RUMORS & GOSSIP
New York, NY -- The NYC All Stars Sports Group, created by New York Mets’ Hall of Famer John Franco, WFAN Radio Host Craig Carton, and Brooklyn Cyclones’ Gary Perone, announced today that the inaugural “Borough Cup” which started in July, has already completed over 100 games with more than 2000 NYC kids participating. New York Yankees’ First Baseman Mark Teixeira and New...
The third and final day of the draft included a couple of familiar names picked the Braves.
Atlanta took Grayson Byrd, an LSU recruit out of King's Ridge Christian School (Ga.) Saturday in the 39th round. The 6-foot-3, 170-pound shortstop is in the son of former Braves pitcher and current FOX Sports South analyst Paul Byrd.
In the 38th round, the Braves picked Brown second baseman...
Former New York Mets pitcher John Franco may be 52 years old and retired from baseball, but that doesn’t mean he can no longer throw. According to court papers that were recently filed by a woman who was in charge of Franco’s and his wife’s estate sale last year, he can still bring plenty of [...]
Mets legend John Franco cuts the ribbon at a revitalized Hurricane Sandy-affected playground area, funded by Citi, at the Shorefront Y in Brighton Beach. Franco is joined by Shorefront Y Executive Director Sue Fox (center) and Citi Senior Vice President Jill Kelly (right)
Citi, the New York Mets and the Mets Alumni Association presented by Citi hosted an unveiling of a new outdoor...
Check out my video coverage of last night’s induction of John Franco into the Mets Hall of Fame.
John Franco has been inducted into the New York Mets' Hall of Fame.
The former closer and team captain was honored in a 35-minute ceremony before Sunday night's game at Citi Field against the St. Louis Cardinals. Franco, who grew up in Brooklyn, says his dream came true when he got a chance to play for the team he rooted for as a kid. The pitcher's family and several...
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June 04, 2012
APNewsNow. With AP Photos. John Franco has been inducted into the New York Mets' Hall of Fame.
The former closer and team captain was honored in a 35-minute ceremony before Sunday night's game at Citi Field against the St. Louis Cardinals. Franco, who grew up in Brooklyn, says his dream came true when he got a chance to play for the team he rooted for as a kid. The pitcher...
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June 03, 2012
The Mets Hall of Fame is about to get even larger. Last Thursday they announced plans to induct the former closer John Franco into their Hall of Fame this summer. The move will make Franco their fifth new inductee in the last three years alone.
For anyone in the dark, because you prefer football, playing Partypoker or the latest PS3 releases over watching baseball, Franco has...
Today, the Mets announced John Franco as the latest inductee into their Hall of Fame. I discussed how Tom Seaver might have been “Born to be a Dodger” earlier this week, but if someone was ever born to be a member of the Mets, it’s Franco.
Born and raised in the Marlboro Projects in Brooklyn, Franco starred at Lafayette High School and St. John’s before he was selected...
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The Mets announced today that John Franco will be inducted in to the team’s Hall of Fame on June 3 before an afternoon game against the Cardinals.
Franco picked up 274 of his 424 saves in a Mets uniform and owns a 2.89 ERA over a 21 year major league career.
During a conference call today John Franco had this to say about the big news:
“I’m truly honored and humbled to be...