Howie Rose has been a broadcaster covering in Mets games since 1994. He has served as a play-by-play announcer for the team. Rose has covered Mets games on both television and radio.
Before doing play-by-play, Rose hosted pre-game and post-game shows for the Mets on WFAN radio. He served in this role from 1987 to 1995. Howie was still doing pre- and post-game hosting as he was transferring to gametime coverage.
In the Mets booth, Rose has covered some noteworthy events. On September 21, 2001, he was on the air for Mike Piazza’s Patriotic Blast against the Braves at Shea Stadium. He announced the clinching moments for the team’s National League East Division title and Division Series victory in 2006. Howie also covered the Mets’ loss to the Marlins on September 30, 2007 that prevented a playoff berth that had previously seemed secure.
Rose has served as a host for Mets special events. He introduced players from previous years and other guests for occasions such as the team’s Hall of Fame inductions, Old Timer’s Day and the closing of Shea Stadium. Howie has served the Mets in many ways.
In addition to baseball, Rose had also covered professional hockey for the New York Rangers and New York Islanders.