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JOHN FRANCO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doofus with too much $$ buys NY Mets bullpen car for $112K

New York Mets bullpen car sold for $112,500 at a Sotheby’s auction on Wednesday. Via Sotheby’s:Used intermittently at Shea Stadium for more than 20 years. Highlights of its use include a memorable appearance at the 1986 World Series versus the Boston Red Sox and then again in 2003 when Mets Captain John Franco drove Mets legend Tug McGraw onto the field as part of the team...
Via Bob's Blitz
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Craig Carton's “Borough Cup” now the 'preeminent youth baseball tournament' in NYC

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...
Via Bob's Blitz
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Day 3 picks include Byrd, Franco

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...
Via Fox Sports South
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

True New York Outrage

Sometimes I need to be reminded of what is truly important enough to be angry at. The Mets’ marketing campaign of “True New Yorker” was panned by most as a massive fail job. So what do the Mets do about it? They engage “Phase Two” with a second letter from John Franco … of course. I only wish the team could take a punch and keep coming at you as good as the marketing...
Via Metstradamus
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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