About two months ago, the good folks over at TALKERS Magazine compiled a list of the 100 most important sports talk radio hosts around. Sitting proudly atop that list was a guy who most folks outside of the New York area never really cared about: Mike Francesa. Despite the fact that the West Coast lets out a collective yawn whenever his name is brought up, though, there is no denying that Francesa is something of a big fish in his pond.
Today, Francesa showed one and all what it takes to be a successful radio host on the East Coast. Here is him taking in a Yankees-Red Sox update from some analyst:
What a pro. This says a lot more about Nos. 2-100 on TALKERS’ list than it does about Francesa.