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Mets Fan Play-by-Play

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Howie Rose, Mets broadcaster and the author (with Phil Pepe) of Put It In the Book!: A Half-Century of Mets Mania (Triumph Books, 2013), shares his story of becoming a play-by-play announcer (including early gigs on WNYC) alongside the 50-year history of the baseball team.

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Howie Rose
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Comments [6]

Matt

Where's the audio link?

Sep. 10 2013 05:10 PM
rick in Weshchester

nice interview, is there a problem with the link?

Sep. 10 2013 04:57 PM
Bob from Pelham, NY

A quick google search led to http://www.cunyathletics.com/ - looks like CUNY athletes compete in over 20 varsity sports, plus community college teams. Sounds like a "Follow-up Friday" segment is owed to these people. (Just because a school is not featured on Sports Center doesn't mean it doesn't compete. NPR of all outlets should be aware of this.)

Sep. 10 2013 11:57 AM
Phil from Bronx, NY

There is nobody better in the business than Howie Rose. As an Islanders and Mets fan, he has been the voice of a good portion of my sporting watching life and I really enjoy listening to him call a game.

Sep. 10 2013 11:53 AM
jmurphy from long island

Queens College still has sports! Go Knights!

Sep. 10 2013 11:48 AM
George from Brooklyn

Who was your favorite player to interview and watch?

Are the Mets unlucky?

Why do people make fun of the Mets?

Do you miss Shea Stadium?

Do you have a favorite thing to eat at Citi Field?

Sep. 10 2013 10:01 AM

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