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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Jerry Koosman Reminisces On Miracle Mets
Jerry Koosman joins the podcast to talk about his career, the magical 1969 Mets season and the 50th reunion of that World Series team.
16 min
177
R.A. Dickey Chats With Jay Horwitz
R.A. Dickey joins the podcast to discuss his close relationship with Mickey Callaway, stepping away from the game, his Cy Young season and the knuckleball craft.
13 min
178
College Football National Champion and Original...
Galen Cisco was a two-sport star playing college football for legendary coach Woody Hayes at Ohio State University. Cisco gave up on football to pursue a career in baseball to join the Mets for their inaugural season. Take a listen at this unique interview.
16 min
179
Bobby V talks Post 9/11 Game
Former Mets Manager Bobby Valentine helped the City heal after the 9-11 attacks. He shares his vivid emotional accounts of the locker room around the first game in New York after the attacks and the impact Mike Piazza’s game winning home run still has on the city of New York.
14 min
180
Cliff Floyd Shares Laughs with Jay Horwitz
Former Mets slugger Cliff Floyd chats with Jay Horwitz about his playing days, life as a broadcaster and his short role as Jay’s doctor.
15 min
181
Mets Legend Fonzie Joins the Podcast
On this episode of Jay Horwitz’s Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast, former New York Met and current Brooklyn Cyclones manager Edgardo Alfonzo talks about his baseball career, how he connects with young players and much more.
14 min
182
Original Met Frank Thomas Talks Early Days of t...
Original Met, Frank Thomas, joins Jay Horwitz to talk about the original days of the Mets, manager Casey Stengel and more.
13 min
183
Joe Torre Discusses His Time with the Mets
Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Torre catches up with Jay Horwitz on this podcast. Jay Horwitz started his career with the Mets while Torre was the manager…Listen as the two reminisce about those Mets teams, Joe’s retirement from the game of baseball and his life after playing.
19 min
184
Cleon Jones Continues To Create Miracles
Cleon Jones chats with Jay Horwitz about the historic 1969 season, his athletic ability and NFL potential as well as how he continues to give back in his hometown.
14 min
185
Gil Hodges Jr. Talks About His Father
Gil Hodges Jr. joins Jay Horwitz to talk about his father’s legacy in the game of baseball as well as give you an unprecedented access to the locker room and a unique perspective to the 1969 Miracle Mets.
16 min
186
I’m Keith Hernandez
On this episode of the Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast with Jay Horwitz, Jay catches up with 11 time Gold Glover, 1986 World Series champion and Mets Hall of Famer…The one and only, Keith Hernandez.
19 min
187
Horwitz Chats with Craig Swan
Jay Horwitz is joined by a friend for nearly 30 years and the 1978 NL ERA leader, Craig Swan. They talk about his playing days, relationship with Tom Seaver and his life after baseball.
15 min
188
Friends for 40 Years: Horwitz chats with Gold G...
Doug Flynn reminisces about his years in a Mets uniform and talks about his other interests including his singing, fishing show and yearly visit to Mets Fantasy Camp.
16 min
189
Straw: Jay interviews Darryl Strawberry
Jay Horwitz catches up with Mets Hall of Famer, Darryl Strawberry. The former outfielder talks about being the No. 1 overall pick, winning the World Series and his work off the field.
11 min
190
Special delivery: Jay catches up with Mike Piazza
Hall of Famer Mike Piazza catches up with Jay Horwitz about coming to New York, his powerful home run following 9/11, life after baseball and more
20 min
191
Benny and the Mets: Horwitz catches up with Ben...
On this episode of the Amazin’ Mets Alumni Podcast, Jay chats with fan favorite Benny Agbayani about his love for Mets fans, his clutch moments in the 2000 season and more.
12 min
192
The 1969 edition: Jay chats with the Miracle Mets
Jay Horwitz sits down with Cleon Jones, Ron Swoboda, Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky about chasing down the Cubs, manager Gil Hodges and winning the 1969 World Series.
18 min
193
Dr. K: Horwitz interviews former Cy Young winne...
Jay Horwitz catches up with Dwight Gooden about bursting on to the scene, the ’86 World Series, his nickname and much more.
16 min
194
Starting it all: Horwitz catches up with Jay Hook
Jay Horwitz interviews Jay Hook about the feeling of winning the first game in franchise history, the first years of the Mets and his wide-ranging interests outside of baseball.
21 min
195
The Captain: Horwitz interviews former Mets Cap...
Jay Horwitz sits down with John Franco to discuss his career, September 11, 2001 and of course all the pranks he played on Jay
17 min
196
Turk’s Quirks: Horwitz talks with Turk Wendell
Jay Horwitz speaks to late ‘90s reliever Turk Wendell about baseball and his unique personality.
14 min
197
Chatting with a Legend: Horwitz catches up with...
Jay Horwitz chats with 1969 World Series champion Ed Kranepool about his 18 years with the franchise, former teammates and his health.
16 min
198
Slow Roller: Horwitz Chats with Mookie Wilson
Jay Horwitz catches up with Game 6 hero of the 1986 World Series, Mookie Wilson on the 32nd anniversary of the historic game.
15 min