Mets’ Curtis Granderson Rounds The Bases

Curtis Granderson (Photo courtesy of New York Mets)

It’s easy to write off athletes as pretentious—their egos inflated by adoring fans and fawning press, their sensibilities dulled by derision from those same parties. That isn’t Curtis Granderson. A great ballplayer and a better person, he’s unaffected by his nearly 15 years in the majors. Through slumps and hot streaks, the outfielder has remained approachable in the clubhouse and charitable in the community, from Detroit through two stops in New York.

Granderson talks about the fans, athletes as role models, memorable moments and more in the full Q-and-A at Boulevard:

Grand Slams

Want It In Print?

We now offer matted and framed copies of articles upon request.

Steve Mosco
Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

Leave a Reply




Mind, Body And SoulCycle

Fitness trends are no new thing—Jane Fonda ruled the '80s with her leg lifts and exercise videos, and Zumba was all the craze in...

Wings Are The Wind Beneath My Wings

When National Chicken Wing Day soars in on July 29, you can bet your bones that social media feeds will overflow with photos of...

Magic Moments At Westbury Music Fair

Although the venue at 960 Brush Hollow Rd. is currently known as the NYCB Theatre at Westbury, to generations of music fans it will...

Solidarity Rally For Israel Brings Great Neck Together

  Unity was the operative concept readily apparent at the Solidarity Rally for Israel that was held at Great Neck’s Firefighters Park on Sunday, Oct....

Nassau Inter-County Express Bus Celebrates Anniversary

By Larry Penner January 1, 2020 marked the eighth anniversary for Nassau Inter-County Express Bus. Thousands of Nassau County residents ride NICE Bus to jobs,...