``Intense'' seems to be the word most associated with Mets manager Terry Collins.
Here's a look at all his predecessors and a word that described their personalty.
Casey Stengel (1962-65): Humerous.
Wes Westrum (1965-67): Nondescript.
Salty Parker (1967, interim): See Westrum.
Gil Hodges (1968-71): Taskmaster.
Yogi Berra (1972-75): Soft.
Roy McMillan (1975): Quiet.
Joe Frazier (1976-77): Edgey.
Joe Torre (1977-81): Insightful.
George Bamberger (1982-83): whimsical.
Frank Howard (1983, interim): Tall.
Davey Johnson (1984-90): Challenging.
Bud Harrelson (1990-91): Uncomfortable.
Mike Cubbage (1991, interim): Pleasant.
Jeff Torborg (1992-93): Well-meaning.
Dallas Green (1993-96): Honest.
Bobby Valentine (1996-2002): Controlling.
Art Howe (2003-2004): Overmatched.
Willie Randolph (2005-2008): Guarded.
Jerry Manuel (2008-2010): Comical.