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Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy (Television sports. Born, The Bronx, NY, April 1, 1960.) Executive producer of MSG Sports (1992-2005) and FOX Sports New York (1997-2005), Mike McCarthy was chief production executive for Mets, Knicks, Liberty, Rangers, Nets, Islanders, and Devils telecasts, and various sports news productions on these cable networks. McCarthy was also executive producer of Yankees telecasts […]

Pete Flynn

Pete Flynn (Baseball.  Born, Ballinamore, County Leitrim, Ireland, Feb. 12, 1938.)  When baseball returned to the venerable Polo Grounds in 1962, Peter G. Flynn found his life’s work.  Flynn was hired by Johnny McCarthy as a lead groundskeeper for the newly-minted Mets.  He also served the same function that fall for the A.F.L. Titans.  When the […]

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