Interesting article by Matt Cerrone from Mets Blog.
He is in favor of the Mets hiring Bobby Valentine to manage the Mets next year. Bobby V. managed the Mets from 1996 through 2002. He led them to two successive playoff appearances in 1999 and 2000, including the subway series appearance against the Yankees in 2000.
By 2002, Bobby had warn out his welcome in New York as the Mets finished last in the NL East with a 75-86 record.