"One year is not much of a chance. He was given an awful
team-- they didn't play up to
their potential. They should give him another year, and if they're
still the same, then fire
"The Mets need a shake-up. The team is going nowhere fast. I
think [Howe] is too lax as a
"They should keep him [Howe] and fire the rest of
the team! It's not his fault."
"They made the right move because the Mets weren't going
anywhere with Howe, and I
believe they need somebody like Lou Pinella or Larry Bowa. If they
could get them, there'd
be a big difference with the team next year."
"They could have done it another way. It was nasty of them to
do it like that. You can't put
all the blame on him. He's only one person, not God."