Sports-Mad Kid Becomes Mets PR Director — Jay Horwitz
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He’s a Mets legend … Jay Horwitz is one of the most good-hearted and inspiring officials at the New York Mets. As the Mets’ long-time PR director, Horwitz shaped some of the most memorable moments in team history. He discusses his childhood, career and message to kids with disabilities with host Charles Mizrahi.

Topics Discussed:

  • An Introduction to Jay Horwitz 00:00:00)
  • An Inspired Memoir (00:02:13)
  • Early Days at the Mets (00:8:16)
  • The Ultimate Liaison (00:13:18)
  • Shea Stadium and 9/11 (00:15:59)
  • Today’s Mets Player (00:27:45)
  • The Mets Family (00:30:23)
  • A Long, Unique Career (00:34:31)

Guest Bio:

Jay Horwitz is an author, podcast host and media relations official for the New York Mets. As the former head of PR, Horwitz became a trusted friend and mentor to generations of players.

Today, he continues to support these players as the alumni director. Horwitz also hosts a biweekly podcast (below) in which he sits down with former Mets players, coaches and other officials to discuss all things baseball. In addition, he released his incredible memoir last year. It chronicles his childhood struggles, passion for sports and long-term career for the Mets.

Resources Mentioned:

·  Mr. Met: How A Sports-Mad Kid From Jersey Became Like Family to Generations of Big Leaguers

·  The Amazin’ Mets Alumni podcast


Transcript:

https://charlesmizrahi.com/podcast/

 

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