Gary Cohen, a Queens, NY native enters his 25th season with the New York Mets organization and eighth season as the television voice of the Mets on SNY...He will serve as the play-by-play-announcer for all regular-season SNY produced Mets telecasts in 2013.
Cohen also participates on SNY's sports and entertainment programs...In addition, he is a contributor to the network's website, www.sny.tv.
Prior to joining SNY, Cohen was a member of the Mets WFAN Radio team for 17 years.
Has done play-by-play on national baseball broadcasts for CBS Radio and ESPN Radio.
Has broadcast play-by-play of the NCAA Basketball Tournament for CBS Radio and Westwood One from 1991-2003.
Has been the radio voice for Seton Hall University since 2003.
Was the radio voice of St. John's University basketball from 1995-2002.
Did men's and women's hockey play-by-play at the 1992, 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics for CBS Radio.
Has also done play-by-play for the New York Rangers.
Before coming to the Mets, Cohen broadcast minor league baseball for Boston's Pawtucket (AAA) club of the International League (1987-1988), the Durham Bulls (A) of the Carolina League (1986) and Spartanburg Spinners (A) of the South Atlantic League (1983-1984).
Was the basketball and hockey voice for Providence College in 1988-1989, and broadcast football for Brown University in 1987.
In addition, he has done play-by-play for various sports at Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, University of South Carolina-Spartanburg and Old Dominion University.
Was a Dean's List student at Columbia University, where he graduated with a degree in Political Science.
Lives in Connecticut with his wife, Lynn, their children Trevor, Kira, Jess, Jaclyn and Zach and their dogs Wryly, Cubby, and Angie.
Ron Darling enters his eighth season as a game and studio analyst for SNY, where he will work more than 100 spring training and regular season games throughout the 2013 season.
Since joining SNY, Darling has won two Emmy Awards for "Best Sports Analyst" in New York (2006 & 2011).
Contributes to SNY's sports and entertainment shows and also writes for the network's website, www.sny.tv.
Prior to joining SNY, served as the color commentator for the Washington Nationals on Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN) for the 2005 season, where he called 150 games.
Prior to working at MASN, served as an on-air analyst for Fox Sports Net, and appeared on The Best Damn Sports Show Period, the National Sports Report and Baseball Today...Has also provided analysis for CSTV.
Spent nine seasons as a starting pitcher for the Mets and was a key member of the 1986 World Championship and 1988 Division Champion teams...He also has the distinction of being the first Mets pitcher to be awarded the Gold Glove Award (1989)...After a short stint with the Montreal Expos, the All-Star pitcher finished his career spending five seasons with the Oakland Athletics.
During his 13-year career, he amassed a 136-116 won-loss record, including 1,590 strikeouts and a 3.87 ERA.
Darling was born in Honolulu, HI and attended Yale University where he was a two-time All-American, leading the Bulldogs to two Ivy League titles...He currently resides with his family in Brooklyn.
Keith Hernandez begins his eighth season as a game analyst on SNY's Mets telecasts...He will call more than 100 spring training and regular season games throughout 2013.
Participates on SNY's sports and entertainment programs and is a contributor to SNY's website, www.sny.tv.
Hernandez won an Emmy Award for "Best Sports Analyst" in New York for his work on SNY during the 2009 season.
Returned to the Mets organization in 1999, assisting the club in spring training and broadcasting games on television.
Was a member of the 1986 World Champions...Hit .310 with 34 doubles, 13 home runs and 83 RBI that season...Had a key two-run single in Game Seven of the World Series vs. Boston...Also a member of the 1988 National League Eastern Division champions.
On May 6, 1987, his teammates elected him the first captain in Mets history.
Named to five National League All-Star teams (1979, 1980, 1984, 1986, 1987).
Earned a record 11 consecutive Gold Gloves from 1978-1988...Led the NL in fielding twice (1985 and 1986).
Ranks second on the Mets all-time list in batting average (.297), ninth in RBI (468), and is the club's all-time leader with a .387 on-base percentage.
Inducted into the Mets Hall of Fame in 1997.
Acquired by the Mets on June 15, 1983 from St. Louis for pitchers Neil Allen and Rick Ownbey.
Named 1979 co-MVP of the National League along with Pittsburgh's Willie Stargell in the closest vote in league history...Led the NL in batting average (.344), runs scored (116) and doubles (48).
Played with the Cardinals from 1974 until he was traded to the Mets...Batted .299 with 33 doubles, six triples, seven home runs, and 94 RBI in 1982 to help St. Louis win the World Series.
Spent 17 years in the majors with the Mets, Cardinals and Indians from 1974-1990...Compiled a .296 batting average, with 2,182 hits, 426 doubles, 60 triples, 162 home runs and 1,071 RBI.
Hernandez resides in Florida.
This is Ralph's 52nd year of broadcasting Mets games.
Kiner joined the newborn Mets in 1962 after a storied 10-year playing career that earned him election in 1975 to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.
Was honored on "Ralph Kiner Night" at Shea Stadium on July 14, 2007.
In 2002, Shea Stadium's television booth was named in Kiner's honor...Citi Field's home TV booth also bears his name.
Selected to the All-Century Team during the All-Star Game in Boston on July 13, 1999 as one of the top 100 players of all-time.
In 1995, he was chosen by Ted Williams as one of the 20 greatest hitters and inducted into the "Hitters Hall of Fame."
Elected to the Mets Hall of Fame in 1984 and the State of Pennsylvania's Hall of Fame.
On February 3, 1990, he received the William Slocum Award for Long and Meritorious Service at the New York Baseball Writers Dinner.
Had his uniform number 4 retired in the summer of 1987 during ceremonies at Pittsburgh.
His autobiography, "Kiner's Korner: At Bat and On The Air-My 40 Years in Baseball," covered his Hall of Fame career as well as his 25 years with the Mets.
Published his second book, "Baseball Forever," in 2004...It was a best seller and chronicled his 60 years in baseball.
Before joining the Mets after retirement, served as the general manager of the Pacific Coast League's San Diego Padres and an announcer for the Chicago White Sox with Ford C. Frick Award winner Bob Elson.
For his career, played in 1,472 games and had 5,205 at-bats, 971 runs, 1,451 hits, 216 doubles, 39 triples, 369 home runs, 1,015 RBI and a lifetime batting average of .279...Traded to the Cubs in 1953, a chronic sciatica problem ended his playing days in 1955 with Cleveland.
With the Pirates in 1949, Ralph hit 54 home runs, knocked in 127 runs and batted .310... The next year, he hit 47 home runs and drove in 118 runs for the Bucs...Some of Kiner's other home run feats include belting 13 grand slams, hitting two or more home runs on 34 occasions, cracking three home runs in a game three different times, and slamming five home runs in two consecutive games (accomplished twice)...Also hit seven home runs in three consecutive games and eight home runs in four consecutive games.
Belted 369 home runs during his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians...Won or shared the NL home run crown for seven straight seasons.
Won three Emmy Awards for broadcasting.
Bob Ojeda enters his fifth season with SNY as the lead studio analyst for the network's Mets pre- and post-game shows...He will again also contribute to www.sny.tv.
Was acquired by the Mets, along with Calvin Schiraldi, Wes Gardner, John Christenson and LaSchelle Tarver for Tom McCarthy, John Mitchell and Chris Bayer on November 13, 1985.
Went 18-5 with a 2.57 ERA in 32 games, 30 starts, with a career-high 148 strikeouts for the 1986 World Champions.
Was the winner of the New York Baseball Writer's Joan Payson Award for Community Service in 1990.
Honored by the New York Press Photographers Association with the "Good Guy" Award in 1988.
Ojeda's 15-year MLB career included stints with the Mets, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees...In 351 major league games, 291 starts, he posted a 115-98 record with 41 complete games, 16 shutouts, one save and a 3.65 ERA...In 1,884.1 innings, he allowed 1,833 hits, 856 runs, 764 earned, with 676 walks and 1,128 strikeouts.
Signed by the Boston Red Sox as a non-drafted free agent on May 20, 1978, Ojeda made his major league debut with the Red Sox in 1980, where he went 1-1 with a 6.92 ERA in seven starts.
In 1981, Ojeda went 12-9 with a 3.12 ERA in 10 starts for the Red Sox and finished third in the "Rookie of the Year" voting.
Kevin Burkhardt enters his seventh season as SNY's field reporter for all SNY-produced Mets telecasts...He will also contribute to the network's website, www.sny.tv.
Hosts SNY's "Mets Hot Stove" shows during the off-season, as well as contributing to the network's sports and entertainment programs.
Since 2011, served as the radio play-by-play voice of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
In 2010 called play-by-play for NFL games for Compass Media Networks.
Prior to joining SNY, Burkhardt was with WFAN since 2003...Served as its Jets Beat Reporter, hosted talk shows on the weekend, and provided 20/20 updates throughout the week.
He also appeared regularly on CN8's nightly show "Out of Bounds" in Philadelphia, and previously reported for Time Warner Cable and worked as an afternoon sports anchor at WCBS-AM 880 Radio.
Burkhardt lives with his wife, Rachel, and son, Logan in New Jersey.
WFAN Radio (660 AM and 101.9 FM)
Howie Rose took over for legendary announcer Bob Murphy, calling play-by-play full time for WFAN Radio in 2004...Became the lead play-by-play voice in 2006.
Worked eight years as a Mets play-by-play announcer for Fox Sports New York/MSG from 1996 through 2003.
Has been the play-by-play announcer for the New York Islanders on Fox Sports New York since 1995.
Inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on April 22, 2012 alongside longtime Mets employee, the late Arthur Richman.
Received the Broadcast Media Award from the Nassau County Sports Commission in 2002.
Broadcast numerous Mets games on WFAN Radio during the 2001, 2002 and 2003 seasons.
Was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1997 and 2008 for his work as a play-by-play broadcaster and along with the entire FSNY crew, won a New York Emmy Award for their coverage of the Islanders 1998-1999 season...Won his second Emmy Award with the FSNY Islanders crew in March, 2004.
In 1994 and 1995, he was the pre- and post-game host for Mets games on WFAN Radio...Also that year, did play-by-play for select games with Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen and Gary Thorne.
Was with WFAN Radio, the Mets flagship station, from July 1, 1987 (the date of the conversion to an all-sports format) until October, 1995.
Started his career in 1977 with WHN Radio (which became WFAN)...Returned in 1987 to host "Mets Extra" and the pre-game show until 1991.
Worked as a play-by-play broadcaster for New York Rangers games on WFAN from 1989-1995, including their Stanley Cup Championship season of 1993-1994.
Won the 1995 Dick Young Award from the New York Baseball Scouts for service to baseball within the media.
Won the New York State Sports Broadcasters Award for play-by-play work during the 1994 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
In January, 1994, he announced his second straight National Hockey League All-Star Game for the NHL Radio Network.
Called the 1993 Stanley Cup Finals for the NHL Radio Network.
Before joining WFAN, the Queens, NY native was a sportscaster for WCBS Radio and the NBC Radio Network...Broadcaster for LIU basketball and soccer on WNYE TV in 1986.
Broke into broadcasting as one of the original voices of SportsPhone in 1975.
Graduated from Cardozo High School in Bayside, Queens and Queens College.
Rose lives with his wife, Barbara, on Long Island with their daughters, Alyssa and Chelsea.
Josh Lewin, a versatile announcer who has broadcast baseball, football and hockey on the club and national level since 1995, enters his second season as an announcer with WFAN radio.
From 2002-2010, he was the television play-by-play broadcaster for the Texas Rangers.
Also part of Fox's Saturday National baseball coverage since 1996 and did games for Fox Sports Net's Baseball package from 1998-2001...Has broadcast the American League Division Series and National League Division Series games for Fox and also has performed as a "dugout reporter" in the American League Championship Series and National League Championship Series.
Since July 2005, has been the radio play-by-play voice for the San Diego Chargers.
Called Detroit Tigers games on Fox Sports Net Detroit from 1998-2001.
Previously a member of the Chicago Cubs WGN-TV broadcast team and did radio games for the Baltimore Orioles in 1995 and 1996.
Has worked other events for Fox and Fox Sports Net, including National Football League and National Hockey League telecasts, Conference USA football games, CCHA hockey contests and college basketball telecasts.
Has done Dallas Stars broadcasts and has announced games for the Southern Methodist University men's basketball team and Michigan State University basketball.
Also the play-by-play voice of the Big 12 men's basketball tournament for the Sports USA Radio Network.
Hosted a mid-day talk show on KRLD-FM in Dallas and remains a contributor to their daily programming.
He began his career at the age of 16 with the Rochester Red Wings, the Baltimore Orioles Triple-A affiliate in the International League...In 1994, Lewin was the sports director at the Orioles flagship station, WBAL.
A 1990 graduate of Northwestern, Josh has written two baseball books, "Getting in The Game" and "You Never Forget Your First".
Lewin has two children, Kelsey and Coby.
Ed Coleman is beginning his 17th year as the host of the Mets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN Radio.
In addition, he will team up with Howie Rose and Josh Lewin for select game broadcasts.
Joined Gary Cohen in the St. John's University basketball booth on WFAN from 1998-2002.
Since 1993, has been the beat reporter for the Mets on WFAN.
Has been with WFAN since the station's inception in July of 1987.
During the off-season, hosts numerous shows on the station, including "NFL in Action."
Graduated from Syracuse University in 1971.
Worked for WBZ Radio in Boston, Enterprise Radio (the nation's first all-sports talk radio station) in Hartford, CT and Curt Gowdy Productions.
In addition, broadcast from the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea and the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, both for NBC Radio and the 1994 Winter Games from Lillehammer, Norway for CBS Radio.
Coleman lives with his wife, Kathy, and their daughters, Julia and Emma in Scarsdale, NY.
ESPN Deportes Nueva York (1050 AM)
Juan Alicea has been with the Mets since 1969 in a variety of scouting, community relations, and broadcasting positions.
Scouted Lee Mazzilli and Nino Espinosa, who signed and played for the Mets.
As Hispanic Broadcast Coordinator, has been involved with many of the Mets' successful marketing and public relations initiatives in the community.
Has been a broadcaster for the Mets Spanish Network since 1982 and also serves as the Director and Production Coordinator for radio and SAP Broadcasts.
Was a member of the broadcasting team for the International Spanish Network, which carried the Mets 1986 and 1988 postseason play throughout the United States and Latin America.
Max Perez Jimenez
Max Perez Jimenez joined the Mets Spanish Broadcast team in 2005...His first full season was in 2008.
Broadcasted MLB post-season action for ESPN Spanish radio since 2009.
Began his career in the Dominican Republic in 1974 as program manager and news/sports announcer.
From 1983-1986, he participated in the Mets Spanish Broadcast as assistant producer, analyst and play-by-play broadcaster.
Since 1992, he has been the production manager and sports and news announcer at WADO 1280 AM.
Nestor Rosario begins his third season as a backup broadcaster on the Mets' Spanish radio broadcast. He joined the team in 2011 broadcasting 16 games. He increased his appearances and began filling in regularly in 2012 broadcasting a total of 46 games.
In addition to his backup role for the Mets, he is a regular on Spanish Talent Fast-Cast on MLB.com.
He began his broadcast career on sports radio in the Dominican Republic in 1992 and continued through 1997.
In 1998, he joined the television broadcast for the Gigantes del Sibao baseball club of the Dominican Professional Baseball League and remained with them until 2005 before coming to the U.S. to pursue his professional baseball broadcasting career.
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