News: Hank Wants Willie Back

Mike Puma of the New York Post reports Yankees Vice President Hank Steinbrenner would welcome former Mets manager Willie Randolph back with the team if Randolph is looking for a new job.

Steinbrenner, who did not comment on which position would be available for Randolph, holds no grudge against the former Yankees second baseman for leaving the organization for their cross-town rival, as quoted by Puma…

“If he had left to take over the Red Sox maybe I would have had a problem with that. He’s a Yankee. He’ll always be a Yankee. Even the Mets never completely accepted him because they thought he was a Yankee.”

…hank has said a lot of stupid things in his short tenure as the “new boss” of the Yankees, but he is spot on with his comments about some not accepting willie as a Met…

…i’ve never held it against players/managers who have crisscrossed between the two boroughs, including willie…if willie wants a job with the yanks or any other club, for that matter, so be it…good luck, willie…