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:

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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.

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