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.

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Carlos Delgado Talks Heritage
Carlos Delgado joins Jay Horwitz to discuss his heritage, what it meant to him to wear Roberto Clemente’s number 21 and his great baseball career.
25 min
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Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
24 min
128
Mets Remember September 11
As we approach the 20th anniversary of September 11 former Mets John Franco and Todd Zeile join Mets VP of operations Sue Lucchi and Mets fan Carol Gies for an emotional conversation
33 min
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Jerry Koosman Talks Jersey Retirement
Jerry Koosman will have his number 36 retired by the Mets on Saturday, August 28, 2021. He joins Jay Horwitz with his longtime teammate Ed Kranepool to discuss his career and this honor.
28 min
130
2020 Mets Hall of Fame Class
Jay Horwitz is joined by the 2020 Mets Hall of Fame Class including Jon Matlack, Ron Darling and Edgardo Alfonzo. They talk about their Mets careers and their induction into the Mets Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 31.
27 min
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Roger McDowell, Jesse Orosco talk about Ejectio...
Jesse Orosco and Roger McDowell give a firsthand account of their fight and ejection-filled game with the Reds on July 22, 1986. Late in the game Jesse and Roger alternate pitching and outfield positions. It was a wild one.
23 min
132
Subway Series – Joe Torre and Bobby Valentine
Jay Horwitz discusses the rivalry between the Mets and Yankees with the former managers, Bobby Valentine and Joe Torre who squared off in the 2000 Subway Series World Series.
30 min
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Hall of Famer Mike Piazza Joins the Show from ...
Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza joins Jay on the latest edition of his podcast. Mike talks about his father, his baseball career and much more.
24 min
134
No-Hitter Reunion Show
Johan Santana, Terry Collins, Josh Thole and Mike Baxter join Jay Horwitz to discuss the first no-hitter in Mets history.
35 min
135
Robin Ventura Reflects on His Time with the Mets
Former Met Robin Ventura joins the podcast to discuss his return to college, shares some insight on locker room pranks and of course his Grand Slam Single.
26 min
136
The Legacy of the Say Hey Kid
Jay Horwitz celebrates Willie Mays’ 90th birthday by reflecting on legend in the game of baseball. He is joined by co-author of “24 - Life Stories and Lessons of the Say Hey Kid” John Shea, Mets legend Ed Kranepool and Baseball Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda to talk about the great Willie Mays. 
29 min
137
Michael Cuddyer Reflects on his Baseball Career
Former Met Michael Cuddyer had a 15 year career in the Major Leagues, filled with two All-Star appearances, a Silver Slugger Award and a batting title. He capped off his career with helping lead the Mets to the 2015 National League pennant. He joins Jay for this personal look at his career.
30 min
138
The Curious Case of Sidd Finch
36 years later, it still may be the greatest April Fools’ prank ever pulled. Joe Berton (Sidd Finch) and Layne Stewart (Sports Illustrated photographer) talk about how they helped trick the sports world with the Mets signing of the mysterious prospect, Sidd Finch. Former Met, Ed Lynch, even joins the podcast to share his point of view as a player.
28 min
139
Frank Viola Talks New York Roots
Former Met player and coach Frank Viola chats with Jay Horwitz about his early days in baseball, his conversation with Jacob deGrom early in his career and much more his this latest podcast.
20 min
140
Willie Randolph Shares Baseball Memories
Jay Horwitz is joined by Willie Randolph to discuss Willie’s many decades in the game of baseball, how he and Jay first met and so much more.
22 min
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2015 NLCS MVP Daniel Murphy Joins the Podcast
The postseason hero from the 2015 National League champion Mets, Daniel Murphy, talks about his Mets career and much more as he joins Jay Horwitz in this latest podcast. 
16 min
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Jerry Manuel Talks Managing the Mets and Growi...
Former Mets manager Jerry Manuel discusses his time with the Mets and shares more about his charity work growing the game of baseball to underserved areas in the country.
19 min
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Mazzilli Talks Baseball Career
Lee Mazzilli chats with Jay about his career and so much more in his latest podcast.
19 min
144
HoJo Shares Stories from his Amazin’ Career
Howard Johnson reflects on his trade to the Mets, those great late-80s teams he was a part of and shares some funny stories with Jay Horwitz in this latest podcast.
18 min
145
John Maine Talks Mets Career
Mets hurler John Maine discusses his Mets career. He talks about working alongside Pedro Martinez, Johan Santana and Tom Glavine, the big games he pitched, and so much more.
20 min
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Mike Pelfrey Talks Opening of Citi Field
Former Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey talks about the opening of Citi Field, his Mets career and so much more.
15 min
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Darryl Strawberry Talks Life After Baseball
Mets great Darryl Strawberry joins the podcast to discuss his new book, his faith and his dedication to helping others.
16 min
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Todd Hundley Talks Mets Career and Pete Alonso
The former Mets slugger talks about setting the Mets' single-season home run record and the MLB single-season record for catchers. He also shares about his meeting Pete Alonso in 2019 and his relationship with his dad, former Major Leaguer Randy Hundley.
18 min
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Orosco Shares Stories from the Mound
World Series champion Jesse Orosco joins the podcast to discuss the 1986 season and share some moments from that championship season.
16 min
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Terry Collins Talks Mets Career
Former Mets manager Terry Collins talks about his time with the Mets. He shares stories from the bench including his perspective of being a part of Johan Santana’s no-hitter, the Mets 2015' playoff run, his infamous mic’d up moment and so much more.
19 min