Howard Johnson was traded to the New York Mets in the winter following the 1984 season. Hojo had just won a World Series ring with the Detroit Tigers led by Hall of Fame manager Sparky Anderson. Johnson looked at the deal as an opportunity and the rest was history. The two-time All Star was nice enough to join The Drive with Charlie & Dan on Tuesday and talk about his Mets career All Star Game experiences.
Newly minted MLB Home Run Derby champion Juan Soto put on a show Monday night in Los Angelas. The 23 year-old Nationals outfielder is fresh off of declining a 15-year/$440 million offer from Washington to stay put in the nation's capital. Only a few teams in Major League Baseball seem willing to stomach contract numbers like that and two of them reside in the Big Apple.