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WATCH: SNY's Athletic Appetites: John Franco cooking and talking Mets

SNY's Michelle Yu joins former New York Mets pitcher John Franco at Trattoria Il Mulino to cook and talk about the Mets and New York City.
January 19, 2018  |  Discuss

John Franco reportedly threw a baseball to intimidate woman after estate sale

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 [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

John Franco, Mets, Citi Unveil New Outdoor Playground at Shorefront Y In Brighton Beach

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...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: John Franco Enshrined In Mets Hall Of Fame

Check out my video coverage of last night’s induction of John Franco into the Mets Hall of Fame.
Via Mets Merized Online
June 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Congratulations To John Franco On Mets Hall Of Fame Selection!

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 elected...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

A Dear John Letter To Franco From The BBWAA

Dear John, Having you on our Hall of Fame ballot this year has been a real joy, but unfortunately all good things must come to an end and we have to call it quits. There’s just no point in seeing you again and I thought it was probably best for both of us to move on with our lives. Please don’t feel bad and or beat yourself up over it because you did nothing wrong. It’s not you...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2011  |  Discuss

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