• Keith Hernandez gets choked up paying tribute to Mets’ Tom Seaver

    Keith Hernandez gets choked up paying tribute to Mets’ Tom Seaver

    Much like the fans who rooted for him as a player, the loss of Tom Seaver had an emotional impact on Keith Hernandez. Prior to the Mets-Yankees game, the SNY booth was discussing the legendary Met who passed away on Monday at the age of 75, and Hernandez couldn’t get through his own thoughts about …
  • How Keith Hernandez’s epic Seinfeld cameo came to be: ‘I was petrified’

    How Keith Hernandez’s epic Seinfeld cameo came to be: ‘I was petrified’

    This week The Post takes a fresh look at the “best of” New York sports history — areas that are just as worthy of debate, but that haven’t been argued incessantly. Today’s edition: the best cameo in pop culture.  It was a day like any other day in Keith Hernandez’s post-baseball life. The career was …
  • Gregg Jefferies complicated Mets’ failure looks different now

    Gregg Jefferies complicated Mets’ failure looks different now

    All these years later, Gregg Jefferies’ tormentors are apologetic. Time not only heals wounds but changes acceptable traits. How silly it all seems now to care about how someone handled his bats or trained. “He was revolutionary in what he did,” Ron Darling says now, with Jefferies three decades removed from a Mets tenure that …
  • Mets mailbag: Figuring out the inevitable Noah Syndergaard contract mess

    Mets mailbag: Figuring out the inevitable Noah Syndergaard contract mess

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Mets. With Noah [Syndergaard] out all of 2020 and probably at least half of 2021 and probably due …