Happy Birthday Mookie

021011_mookie.jpgWhile serving as the New York Mets outfield and baserunning coordinator last season, Mookie Wilson, 55, made a few stops in Buffalo to watch the Herd take the field. During one of his visits, the Mets Hall of Famer took a few minutes to talk with me about being bored and getting busy with baseball again.

LISTEN: Mookie Wilson

On the field with the Mets from 1980-89, he became first base coach in 1996 and held the post through the 2002 season. This season, he’ll aid a number of former Bisons, returning as first base coach and join former Bisons skipper Ken Oberkfell on manager Terry Collins staff.

BisonsTV: Other BisonsTV features on bisons.com

Ben Wagner / Buffalo Bisons

photo: New York Mets / mets.com

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: