Amazin’ Conversations with Jay Horwitz

Mets PR Legend of 40 years and current V.P. of alumni relations and team historian, Jay Horwitz, talks to some of the most interesting people he can find.

Amazin’ Conversations is a weekly opportunity for listeners to not only hear stories from Mets alumni you would never get anywhere else, but interviews with some incredible people outside the world of baseball.

Phil Simms Talks About Being an Athlete in New ...
Jay sits down with 2x Super Bowl champion and New York Giants legend Phil Simms. They discuss the struggles young athletes face in New York with media scrutiny, the 86’ Giants listening to Mets games on the radio and everything from Phil’s playing days to his current role as a broadcaster on CBS. Giants’ fans won’t want to miss this, and Jets fans will be happy to hear Phil Simms wants you to be happy too!
17 min
Mel Stottlemyre Jr. Discusses His Father’s Legacy
Marlins pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr., son of former Mets pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre, joins the podcast to talk about his dad’s impact on the 1986 Mets pitching staff, how he uses the principles his dad taught him in his current role and much more.
13 min
Strawberry Talks Postseason and 2022 Mets
Strawberry Talks Postseason and 2022 Mets
9 min
Granderson, Delgado Discuss Clemente Day
Roberto Clemente Award winners Curtis Granderson and Carlos Delgado join Jay to discuss Clemente’s legacy, the honor of winning the award and their service to the community.
18 min
Chris Mullin Talks Mets Fandom, St. John’s Bas...
In this episode of the Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast, former St. John’s basketball star Chris Mullin joins Jay to discuss his lifelong Mets fandom, his basketball career and his current role as a broadcaster for the Golden State Warriors
25 min
Mets Remember 9/11
Al Leiter, John Franco and Todd Zeile join Jay Horwitz at Engine 55 in Lower Manhattan for a very special episode of the Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast. These members of the 2001 Mets discuss the team’s tradition of visiting a firehouse in New York for the past 21 years, an annual visit they vowed to maintain following the tragedy of September 11.
18 min
Willie Mays’ Son Discusses No. 24 Retirement
Willie Mays’ son Michael joins Jay to share his Mets memories and discuss his reaction to his father’s No. 24 being retired by the Mets at Old Timers’ Day.
15 min
Mets Old Timers’ Day Draft
Willie Randolph and Terry Collins select the players for each of their teams.
23 min
Mike Hampton and Glendon Rusch Discuss Mets Old...
Members of the 2000 National League champion Mets, Glendon Rusch and Mike Hampton reminisce about their playing days and discuss their excitement for taking part in this year’s Mets Old Timers’ Day.
24 min
Lee Mazzilli Talks Mets History, Old Times’ Day
Lee Mazzilli reminisces with Jay about the Mets history and discusses some of the elements of this year’s Mets Old Timers’ Day.
14 min
Kim Ng’s Trailblazing Career
Kim Ng joins Jay to discuss her trailblazing career path leading up to her historic hire as general manager of the Miami Marlins.
16 min
Cleon Jones and Ron Swoboda Talk Gil Hodges HOF...
On site in Cooperstown, Cleon Jones and Ron Swoboda discuss what it means to see their former manager Gil Hodges inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
29 min
Pat Mahomes Talks Mets Career, with Special App...
Former Mets pitcher Pat Mahomes joins Jay to chat about his own baseball career and the football career of his son, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who also makes a special appearance
12 min
Strawberry Recounts MLB Draft Memories
The Mets acquired a future franchise legend in 1980, when they drafted Darryl Strawberry No. 1 overall. Straw joins Jay Horwitz to chat about his MLB Draft experience, share advice for young draft prospects and more in this week’s Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast
24 min
Second Spitter - Roger McDowell Talks Seinfeld ...
Roger McDowell joins Jay Horwitz to talk about his friend Keith Hernandez, their Seinfeld appearance and much more in this week’s Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast.
28 min
The Art of Keith Hernandez’s Scorecards
Keith Hernandez was one of the best players in the game. Now that he’s in the booth, he keeps an immaculate scorecard. Keith shows how he keeps score and discusses his preparation for his number retirement.
18 min
The 7 Line Creator Darren Meenan Talks
Darren Meenan, the owner and creator of The 7 Line, joins Jay Horwitz to talk about how his Mets-related clothing company went from selling underground to having an MLB licensing agreement. He also discusses the time he got kicked out of Citi Field. A few years later, he had a kiosk in the home of his favorite team.
24 min
José Reyes Discusses Time with Mets, Post-Caree...
José Reyes joins Jay’s podcast to discuss his time with the Mets and his post-retirement music career.
16 min
Gary Green Talks Returning Strawberry’s ROY Trophy
Mets fan Gary Green, who owns three minor league baseball teams and Baseball America, talks about his love for the Mets and how he helped reunite Darryl Strawberry with his stolen Rookie of the Year Award. Darryl makes a special appearance.
20 min
Johan Santana Returns to Citi Field
To celebrate the 10th anniversary of his no-hitter Johan Santana comes back to Citi Field for the first time after his playing career. Johan shares great memories of his time in New York and so much more
15 min
Howie Rose Discusses Santana No-Hitter
The long-time voice of the New York Mets Howie Rose joins the podcast to discuss the anniversary of Johan Santana’s no-hitter and share great memories from Mets history.
27 min
Ed Kranepool Shares Stories From Mets History
Original Met Ed Kranepool discuss the team history from inside the locker room. He talks about the great Gil Hodges, Tom Seaver and many more.
18 min
Mike Francesa Talks Career, New York Sports
Radio personality Mike Francesa joins Jay Horwitz to talk about his hall of fame career, discuss New York sports over the years and much more.
30 min
’86 Mets – Tim Teufel and Mookie Wilson Discuss...
Jay Horwitz catches up with 1986 World Series champions Mookie Wilson and Tim Teufel as they gear up for Old Timers’ Day. They reminisce about the 1986 team and discuss the 2022 squad and so much more
26 min
Art Shamsky Talks Seaver
Jay Horwitz talks with Mets 1969 World Series champion, Art Shamsky. The 1969 NLCS hero talks about Tom Seaver, that magical season of ‘69 and much more
17 min