Something to feel good about:Tony Lazzeri and Willie Randolph are the twogreatest 2B in Yankee history.
In terms of runs scored, he's the third best 2B in Yankee history, behind Willie Randolph and Tony Lazzeri.
Baseball all-star Willie Randolph, right, and Jared “The SUBWAY Guy” ride the 7 train while giving out the new limited edition SUBWAY bag(Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision for SUBWAY/AP Images)
The guys over at IMG and Subway were kind enough to allow me to attend a Media Event through MetsMerized, where I got to meet Jared (“The Subway Guy”) and our former manager, Willie...
Just a manager card of an old friend:
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Fans of the New York Metropolitans haven't had much to celebrate in recent seasons. Their last winning record was 89-73 in 2008, after Jerry Manuel took over for Willie Randolph midseason. Compared to the doom and gloom many predicted for the Mets, the start of this young season has been a pleasant surprise for fans from Flushing.The Mets are three games over .500, trailing...
Back again with two more gems from the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Shop. While going through their merchandise, I ran across these two items. With this hat and this shirt, you can remember the good times when the thought of a Mets dynasty in the NL East was a little less than a crazy pipe dream, Willie Randolph, a young David Wright and Jose Reyes, a 40 homer machine in Carlos Beltran...
Steve Popper started covering the Mets for the Bergen Record the day Willie Randolph was announced as the team’s manager in 2004. Earlier this week, he announced he will no longer be covering the Mets, but instead his paper will have him covering the Knicks.
Here is a quick Q&A with Popper about his time covering the team, what has changed since then, and what’s next for...
On this date in 1975 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitchers Ken Brett, Dock Ellis and rookie second baseman Willie Randolph to the New York Yankees for pitcher Doc Medich. Ellis went 96-80 in eight seasons in Pittsburgh, he was 30 at the time of the trade and went just 8-9 with a career high 3.79 ERA in 1975. Brett went 22-14 over two seasons in Pittsburgh, he was just 27 at the...
It was going to be a bitter parting no matter what, because in some ways Jose Reyes is still the same sensitive kid who never seemed to forgive Willie Randolph for pulling him out of a game for not hustling way back when the Mets still mattered.
The Movember MLB Mustache Madness Manager bracket rolls on. This matchup is also known as "When Hot Managerial Prospects Go Wrong... But Have Great Mustaches."
Maybe they thought he was such a great manager in the Japanese leagues because his mustache just blew all of their minds?
The pencil mustache almost never goes wrong.....