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JEFF WILPON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mets Granted Extension To Respond To Sexual Discrimination Law Suit

Not surprisingly, the New York Mets have asked for and been granted an extension to respond to the the sexual discrimination lawsuit that was filed by fired Senior VP of Ticket Sales Leigh Castergine. The extension filed by attorneys for the Mets now gives them until October 31 to respond to the federally filed complaint, according to Eric Fisher. Apparently it’s going to require...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” More lies, more misinformation, more deviousness. It’s not what any of us want, but it’s what we’ve all become accustomed to whenever the Wilpons or Bud Selig get behind a microphone and their jaws start moving. And Tuesday’s dog and pony show by Bud Selig was only more evidence of that. He brought no relief, only...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jeff Wilpon Named Worst Person In The World

No surprise here, but sportscaster Keith Olbermann of ESPN named Jeff Wilpon the Worst Person in the World tonight. He completely ripped into him and his father Fred Wilpon, accusing both of them of running the team into the ground. A lawsuit filed on Wednesday alleged that the Mets chief operating officer insulted and harassed senior vice president Leigh Castergine relentlessly...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Leigh Castergine says Mets fired her for being single and pregnant

New York Mets co-owner Jeff Wilpon is facing a discrimination lawsuit from a former employee. Leigh Castergine, who served as the Mets’ senior vice president for several years, claims she was fired from her position of overseeing ticket sales last month because Wilpon was “morally opposed” to her being single and pregnant. According to the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Mets ticket exec Leigh Castergine says Jeff Wilpon fired her for being 'pregnant and single'

Leigh Castergine, former Senior Vice President of Ticket Sales & Services, is no longer with the Mets organization. "Although no replacement has been named yet, we have a talented staff in place to handle all ticket related business while we embark on a national search for this role," the team said in a statement last week.Why she was fired was a big question for everyone...
Via Bob's Blitz
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lawsuit claims New York Mets fired a Senior VP for being an Unwed Mother

The plague of professional sports leagues and franchises mistreating women has touched Major League Baseball, specifically the New York Mets. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, a former team executive vice president said she was fired by the franchise after giving birth out of wedlock, being mocked by Mets’ COO Jeff Wilpon, and complaining about it to Human Resources. Leigh Castergine...
Via 110 Nation Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Mets Employee Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Team

Mr. Met doesn’t like the looks of this.  Not only do the Mets have to worry about the standings; they have to worry about legal issues now and this one sounds like a bigger problem than their batting lineup. The lawsuit in file says that the ex Mets official was fired because she was having a baby before marriage and Jeff Wilpon, Mets co owner, didn’t agree with it. Wow. If...
Via Geeks and Cleats
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Mets exec says she was fired for being 'pregnant and single'

Just when you think things are looking up for the New York Mets, a story like this one breaks that makes you weep for humanity. Former New York Mets SVP of marketing and ticket sales Leigh Castergine was fired last month, and is alleging that her firing came about because Mets COO Jeff Wilpon was “morally opposed” to her becoming pregnant while single. Oh boy. Here’s what...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Executive Says She Was Fired For Being Pregnant and Single, Files Federal Lawsuit

Fired Mets VP of Ticket Sales Leigh Castergine, has filed a lawsuit today in Brooklyn Federal Court against the New York Mets. The New York Post reports that the former high-ranking franchise executive claims she was fired by the team because COO Jeff Wilpon objected to her becoming pregnant out of wedlock. The filing states: “He frequently humiliated Castergine in front of...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss
THROWING IN THE TOWEL

Mets owner set to give up on season?

Comments made by Jeff Wilpon to Yankees closer Mariano Rivera during a pregame ceremony indicate that the Mets owner may have already given up on this season.

Via Holdout Sports
May 29, 2013  |  3 Comments
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