Vlogger: Here's a slice of WFAN Radio on Sunday, August 29, 1993 prior to the start of coverage of that day's Mets-Rockies game. We get the final segments of Howie Rose's "Bagels And Baseball" program which features a call from the infamous "Eli From Westchester" who calls to complain about the treatment Vince Coleman has received in the press in the wake of the incident where he tossed a firecracker. After that, Howie plays a clip of Mickey Mantle hitting his 535th home run off Denny McLain in 1968 to pass Jimmie Foxx on the all-time list (at the time it made Mickey #3 overall).
-Following the top of the hour update, we get the first part of Ed Coleman's filler program before Mets coverage begins. The times are changing in New York and the Yankees are displacing the Mets as the #1 team once again as they're in the midst of a pennant race in the AL East (they would fall short of the Blue Jays, finishing second) while the Mets have imploded and are on their way to a 103 loss season. The recording ends with Suzyn Waldman doing a Yankee report from Cleveland prior to the game from out there (The Yankees would rally from a 7-2 deficit in that game to win 14-8. Jim Abbott was rocked in his last start before pitching a no-hitter against the same Indians six days later!)
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