He sits in the press box for every game, watching mostly through binoculars because his eyesight is awful. He keeps score on his pad, until the very last out. He checks the Blackberry that he drops and breaks about three or four times a year. "I have thick thumbs," he says.
He still roots quietly, dying inside with every bad bullpen outing.
"I try to be professional upstairs, but this is your whole life," Horwitz says. "I'm with these guys from February, hopefully through October. I can't not be involved. It's a family. I go out to eat with them. I ride the plane with them."
The New York Daily News talks to Jay Horwitz, the PR man for the New York Mets, about his life and working for the Mets for 30 years.