Positions: Rightfielder, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 178 lb.
Born: September 24, 1956 in Los Angeles, CA
High School: Dominguez HS (Compton, CA) Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), Mesa Community College (Mesa, AZ), Whittier College (Whittier, CA) by the Drafted New York Mets in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1978 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 4, 1980 (Age 23.346)
vs. SDP 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1981 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Mets/Expos/Dodgers/Royals/Angels 1980-1994 Agents: Jim Turner,Richie Bry [*] Final Game: July 2, 1994 (Age 37.281)
vs. TOR 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB Relatives: Cousin of Donnie Moore
About biographical information
News -- July 2014
7/9 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1984 Tom Seaver: What's in the box? Related Posts:Mets Card of the Week: 1970 Tom Seaver boxMets Card of the Week: 1984 Tom SeaverMets Card of ... News -- June 2014
6/8 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–June 8, 1993: 1993: The Yankees scored five runs in the ninth for a 9-4 win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Billy Brewer walked leadoff ... News -- May 2014
5/14 Pine Tar Press: This Date In Royals History–May 14, 1993: 1993: Wally Joyner drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the 10th, giving the Royals the winning run in a 2-1 battle with the ... News -- April 2014
4/8 Rising Apple: Memories of Gary Carter on what would've been his 60th birthday: Today would've been Mets great and Hall of Famer Gary Carter's 60th birthday. "The Kid," who passed away on ... News -- March 2014
3/8 Mets360.com: Bill Burke, Sterling-Pierce and the New York Mets: I’ve been in the book production business now for over thirty years. In the summer of 1982, my first job after college was at ... News -- February 2014
2/13 Mets Merized: Around the Diamond – The Hot Corner: The Mets have have 23 different players that have been the “everyday” Third Baseman in any given season. David Wright ... News -- December 2013
12/30 Mets Merized: Mets Historic First Round Picks: The Mets have selected 62 players in the first round of the June Amateur Draft since 1965. 41 players have made it to the Majors, ...
12/12 Mets360.com: Wait a minute; Juan Lagares was a shortstop?: Did everyone know that Juan Lagares started out in the organization as a shortstop? Yes, I know that he hasn’t played it since ... News -- November 2013
11/30 MetsMinors.net: The Mets Top Ten Worse Offensive Teams: To follow up the 10 best offensive clubs since the 80s, it’s only **** to list the 10 lease offensive (or depending on the context ...
11/29 Mets360.com: Mets Card of the Week: 1981 Mookie Wilson: 1981 DONRUSS MOOKIE WILSON From the 1981 inaugural Donruss set is card number 575; introducing shortstop Mookie Wilson. It is ...
11/29 Mets Merized: The Top 10 Worst Scoring Mets Teams Since 1980: To follow up the 10 best offensive clubs since the 80s, it’s only **** to list the 10 lease offensive (or depending on the context ...
11/3 Rising Apple: The Mets Are Well Positioned For Talking Trades During The GM/Owners And Winter Meetings: November is upon us, and that means it’s time once again to gather around the ol’ Hot Stove. This is a wonderful ... News -- September 2013
9/30 MetsMinors.net: Can The Magic Return in Flushing?: The Magic is Back! That was the Mets promotional slogan in the spring of 1980 after Nelson Doubleday Jr. and Fred Wilpon had ...
9/30 Mets Merized: The Magic Is Back… Again…: The Magic is Back! That was the Mets promotional slogan in the spring of 1980 after Nelson Doubleday Jr. and Fred Wilpon had ... News -- August 2013
8/22 The Writer's Journey: Fun Cards: 1981 Fleer Bruce Berenyi: The first round draft pick for the Cincinnati Reds in 1976 June Draft Secondary Phase was Bruce Berenyi from Northwest Missouri ... News -- June 2013
6/29 Lasorda's Lair: Happy Anniversary Fernando No-Hitter: Today is the 23rd anniversary of Fernando Valenzuela’s no-hitter against the Cardinals. On June 29, of 1990, Fernando Valenzuela ...
6/23 Halo Hangout: How About We Try This, Josh Hamilton: There is no denying how bad Josh Hamilton has been this season. I’m willing to bet that Hamilton wants to forget this season ...
6/10 Subjective Baseball: A Trade That Will Save the Mets?: I haven't had time to write a full list (Subjective Baseball will return to its regularly scheduled programming on Wednesday), ...
6/9 Mets Merized: Great Expectations and a Met Prospect’s Swan Song: The GM is one of the most despised people in New York. People are calling for the manager to be fired. The entire team is neither ...
6/6 MetsMinors.net: This Date in New York Mets Draft History, June 6th: To follow up my initial post from yesterday, I figured it would be cool to continue looking at past draft selections today since ... News -- May 2013
5/15 Mets Merized: Timeline To Contention: What Exactly Is The Strategy?: Six weeks into a season that stretches over six months may be a tad early to make pronouncements on expected outcomes for this ...
5/1 Mets Merized: Nice Guys Finish Last: David Wright’s Decision To Stay: The street I live on is a fairly quiet residential one lane road. Three miles to the south it meanders up into the foothills that ... News -- April 2013
4/20 Mets Merized: Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent: On January 18, 1985 Tim Leary was quietly traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals. Leary was selected out of UCLA ...
4/13 Mets360.com: These Mets came Back and…: Sometimes players get a second chance to play for a team. Mostly this is a good thing. Mostly. Here is (what I believe to ...
4/8 Baseballhotcorner.com: A Reflection Of Gary Carter In The Eyes Of His Daughter: The man affectionately known as “The Kid” would have been 59 years young today if he had not tragically lost his battle with ... News -- March 2013
3/3 Rising Apple: Terry Collins and Joe Torre: One of the most enjoyable aspects of baseball is the chatter it inspires among fans. Would this historical team have beaten this ... News -- February 2013
2/5 District On Deck: Washington Nationals Countdown to Spring Training: 7 Days: The off-season is almost over. Less than three weeks until Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers report to Viera. To celebrate ... News -- January 2013
1/9 Blogging Mets: THE Rankings: Top 5 Mets Third Basemen: We move now to third base, historically the most troublesome position for the Mets. They’ve had some luck lately finding ... News -- November 2012
11/15 Rising Apple: Glory Days: Dwight Gooden: Last night R.A. Dickey got the cherry on top of his sterling year in the form of the 2012 National League Cy Young Award. The ... News -- October 2012
10/30 High Heat Stats: Top ten part-time batter seasons from the last 30 years: Here’s an interesting set of players–these are guys with at least 20 batting runs, no more than 400 plate appearances, ... News -- September 2012
9/22 Rising Apple: This Date in Mets History: 1984 – Wally, Keith and Hubie Set Pace as the Orange and Blue Beat Expos at Shea: The 1984 New York Mets have rejuvenated a franchise and their fanbase. After 6 straight losing seasons, manager Davey Johnson ... News -- July 2012
7/8 High Heat Stats: A handful o’ game notes from Friday/Saturday: Saturday: @Mets 3, Cubs 1: Ike Davis had the big hit — a 2-out (of course), 2-run, 0-and-2 HR on a splitter that never ... News -- June 2012
6/29 High Heat Stats: My oh my, how closing times have changed: 25 years ago today, on June 29th 1987, Steve Bedrosian recorded a save in a 6-5 Phillies win over the Pirates. It was the 19th ...
6/28 Rising Apple: This Date in Mets History: 1983: Mets split Twin Bill at Busch Stadium, 10-1 and 1-8: The 1983 New York Mets are a team on the cusp of legitimacy. Starting 16-30, Frank Cashen lets Manager George Bamberger go, replacing ... News -- April 2012
4/30 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 2000: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- February 2012
2/25 NY Baseball Digest: Shea Stadium Nearly Had Astroturf: I was surprised when I found out earlier this week that Shea Stadium nearly went Astroturf for the 1985 season. Over at Sports ... News -- July 2011
7/12 For Baseball Junkies: All-Time Nationals (Expos) Team: Today, we're taking a look at the Washington Nationals All Time team. The Washingon Nationals were transplanted ... News -- June 2010
6/25 PaulLebowitz.com: Thunderbolts, Lightning Storms And Devastation: Reading between the lines on the transaction wire: Surprisingly in contention for the first time in forever, the 1984 Mets ...